Three Spurs youngsters who must start against Hull

So, Spurs’ season is not really going to plan. Despite thumping Swansea and CSKA Moscow last week, defeat to Manchester United leaves the Lilywhites three points off of the top four. Having been knocked out of the Champions League, Mauricio Pochettino’s side must see the league as their primary focus for this season – or so one would imagine.

The challenging, hectic Christmas period will be definitive in their campaign. In desperate need of a run of positive results, Spurs must start off as they mean to go on against Hull this week. With a large, young squad, Pochettino might see fit to rotate his players and take advantage of some individuals that have only appeared fleetingly this season.

While some of the supposed key first-teamers experience turbulent periods of form, Spurs can look elsewhere in the club for answers. Pochettino has demonstrated his faith in young players on countless occasions and we can expect to see evidence of that over the following weeks.

For now, though, they must focus on Hull and giving these THREE an opportunity…