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Tottenham’s potential starting XI next season

Date: 24th July 2014 at 7:34pm
Written by Christy Malyan

With the World Cup over and the transfer window in full swing, the 2014/15 Premier League campaign is nearly upon us. In fact it's just 24 days away, which is probably just enough time to watch all the highlights from last season to remind you how amazing it was. Luckily, next term could be equally as exciting, with Arsenal finally splashing the cash, Manchester City determined to produce a much better title defence than last time, Manchester United welcoming a new manager in Louis van Gaal and Chelsea seemingly only growing ever stronger under Jose Mourinho. Tottenham could be set to cause a few surprises too with a new gaffer at the helm in Mauricio Pochettino, who will be keen to get the best out of the Lilywhites' struggling stars from summer 2013. With that in mind, we take a look at what Spurs' starting XI might look like next season. GOALKEEPER - HUGO LLORIS France international Hugo Lloris has emerged as one of the most impressive goalkeepers in the Premier League since joining Spurs from Lyon in summer 2012, dazzling fans, pundits and potential suitors alike with his aggressive sweeper-keeper style. His shot-stopping is of an exceptionally high standard too, this talismanic performance against Newcastle being a classic example: So it's good news that, following a season in which the 28 year-old alluded that his future might lay away from White Hart Lane, the Lilywhites have tied him down to a five-year deal: .@SpursOfficial's French international keeper Hugo Lloris signs a five-year contract extension http://t.co/TLyIsAb9Jd pic.twitter.com/h2KFxuVF06 — BBC Sport (@BBCSport) July 10, 2014 RIGHT BACK - KYLE WALKER Kyle Walker has continually disappointed since his stunning inaugural campaign in the Tottenham first team. But nobody can doubt the kid has talent, this free kick - his only goal of the 2013/14 season - being a perfect example: Mauricio Pochettino inspired good performances out of a number of young full-backs at Southampton and he'll feel he can do the same with the 24 year-old. Furthermore, the England international's blistering pace has become vital for Spurs in ... Read More

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