By Amir Mir
Tottenham supporters on Twitter were pleased to see Cameron Carter-Vickers and Harry Winks start against Gillingham in the EFL Cup on Wednesday night.
Mauricio Pochettino gave defender Carter-Vickers and midfielder Winks their full debuts in the League Cup clash at White Hart Lane, as they look to prevent a giant killing from Justin Edinburgh’s side.
Spurs made 11 changes to the side that beat Sunderland at the weekend, with Christian Eriksen returning to the line-up after being dropped on Sunday.
Tottenham fans were looking forward to seeing their youngsters in action as they lauded Pochettino for picking a mix of youth and experience.
The White Hart Lane faithful wished the youngsters good luck and backed them to have a good game against the third-tier side.
Here is a selection of messages of Tottenham supporters on Twitter giving their verdict on the team news:
Spurs will be without star striker Harry Kane after the England forward injured his ankle in the 1-0 victory over Sunderland on Sunday afternoon with no time frame given for a return.
Pochettino’s side sit in third place in the Premier League table with eleven points from their opening five games, as they take on Gillingham who are 13th in League One.
In other Tottenham team news, the club’s supporters are demanding this fringe player starts against Gillingham.