By Harvey Byrne
Tottenham gave a number of youngsters a run-out in the side’s 2-1 loss against Juventus in Melbourne on Tuesday, and Spurs fans were impressed with what they saw.
Young trio Dominic Ball, Cameron Carter-Vickers and William Miller were handed starts against the Italian giants, while Josh Onomah, Harry Winks, Shayon Harrison, Anton Walkes, Marcus Edwards and Luke Amos all featured at various stages in the second half.
It was the performances of Onomah, Winks and Edwards which particularly impressed fans of the north London club.
Mauricio Pochettino has built up a reputation of handing youngsters a chance after his work at Southampton and Tottenham, and Spurs’ Dele Alli is the current PFA Young Player of the Year.
Here are a selection of the fan reaction to the youngsters’ performances.
Spurs are looking to strengthen their squad, which achieved a third-place finish in last season’s premier League, as they have the added pressure of competing in the Champions League next season.
Solid performances from the youth fringes of Spurs will provide Pochettino with extra ammunition, and he’ll have to decide if they’re ready to step-up and help the senior Tottenham side next season
In other Tottenham team news, Spurs new Dutch striker Vincent Janssen revealed that he was close to turning his back on football.