Tottenham Hotspur have an unprecedented level of fixture congestion in the opening three weeks of the season, with Sky Sports reporting a potential nine games in 21 days.
Not only this, but the calendar involves plenty of travelling for the Lilywhites, with two flights away from home in Europe if they are to progress in the Europa League.
This number of games in a short space of time is a sure-fire way to burn players out before they even get started, not to mention forcing injuries to the likes of Harry Kane.
I believe that Jose Mourinho should name an A-team and B-team for the first few weeks of the season, with the former taking on Premier League fixtures and the latter playing in the League Cup and Europa League qualifiers.
I believe that the teams should be as follows – Although some players may overlap:
Giovani Lo Celso
(Plus whatever new striker Spurs sign)
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