Tottenham Hotspur have had a strange five years with regards to the right-back position, ever since Kyle Walker left North London for Manchester.
Rather than signing a direct replacement, Pochettino put his faith in Walker’s understudy, Kieran Trippier. Tripps went on the hold the first-team spot for the next couple of years.
Pochettino and Levy brought in Serge Aurier during that time, but the Ivorian eventually acted as the second-choice behind Trippier.
However, Trippier was strangely sold to Atletico Madrid in the summer, without Spurs signing a replacement again.
Kyle Walker-Peters slotted into the first-team at the start of the season, followed by Davinson Sanchez, Moussa Sissoko, Juan Foyth, and Serge Aurier all having stints in the position.
Aurier seems to have now secured the starting spot under Mourinho after some impressive performances at wing-back, while Walker-Peters struggles to even make the matchday squad.
The Athletic have now reported that a January loan for the 22-year-old academy graduate is now ‘probable’.
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