Pochettino can name 12 subs in the Champions League final – but who can he choose from?

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur are only two weeks away from the biggest game of the club’s recent history, as they prepare to take to the Champions League final.

Before this season, Spurs had only ever reached the quarters on one previous occasion, let alone the semi-finals and final of Europe’s biggest competition.

Tottenham pulled off an incredible second half come back in Amsterdam against Ajax to book their place in Madrid on June 1 against Liverpool.

While it will be uncharted territory for both Tottenham and Pochettino, it won’t be the only strange new experience for the squad.

Thanks to UEFA rule changes for this season, Pochettino will be able to name a starting XI, as well as 12 substitutes on his bench.

This will allow the Argentine to include fringe players and youngsters, whilst enhancing his own arsenal to change the game if and when needed.

But who can Pochettino choose from? The gaffer named his 25 man squad at the end of the last transfer window (Sky Sports).

Tottenham had to choose a maximum of 17 non-locally trained players, as well as extra homegrown players and a B-list full of eligible youngsters.

Non-locally trained players: Hugo Lloris, Michel Vorm, Paulo Gazzaniga, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Davinson Sanchez, Juan Foyth, Eric Dier, Serge Aurier, Ben Davies, Son Heung-min, Erik Lamela, Victor Wanyama, Moussa Sissoko, Christian Eriksen, Lucas Moura, Fernando Llorente.

Locally trained players: Kieran Trippier, Danny Rose, Harry Winks, Dele Alli, Harry Kane.

B list: Alfie Whiteman, Brandon Austin, Kyle Walker-Peters, Timothy Eyoma, Luke Amos, George Marsh, Oliver Skipp, Jamie Bowden, Kazaiah Sterling.

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  1. Jack roles deserves a place on the bench for keeping the under 23 is in that division and the goals he has scored this season and made

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