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Graham Roberts gives Tottenham support to six players on Twitter, drops line up hint

By Dominic Toner

Graham Roberts has issued issued a good luck message to Tottenham on Twitter ahead of their match against Gillingham and signalled out six individuals.

The Spurs legend has named six players in the message and wished them the best for the EFL Cup third-round tie on Wednesday night.

Youngsters Josh Onomah, Marcus Edwards and Cameron Carter-Vickers were included alongside senior players Vincent Janssen, Kieran Trippier and Erik Lamela.

Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is likely to rotate his squad for the clash is expected to hand some fringe players the chance to impress.

Ex-Spurs player Roberts may have dropped a hint on his personal Twitter account about who is set to line up in the side.

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Spurs face a busy schedule in the next week, with visits to Middlesbrough and then CSKA Moscow in the Champions League ahead of them.

Pochettino will have faith in whatever side he selects against Gillingham but will be wary of the League One side.

Everton and Bournemouth were both eliminated from the cup on Tuesday night by Championship sides Norwich and Preston, as the competition continues to cause shock upsets.

Spurs are unbeaten at the start of the new season and will hope to continue the recent form, despite losing talisman Harry Kane to injury.

In other Tottenham team news, the club’s supporters are demanding that Kevin Wimmer starts against Gillingham.