As expected, Mauricio Pochettino has named a much-changed side for Tottenham’s Carabao Cup third-round tie against Colchester United.
Eric Dier captains the side in what is his first start of the season, while Dele Alli also comes back into the team along with Lucas Moura after missing out against Leicester City.
Midfielder Victor Wanyama also gets his first start of the season while Kyle Walker-Peters makes his first appearance since returning from injury.
However, it is the inclusion of youngsters Troy Parrott and Japhet Tanganga that will excite Tottenham fans the most, with Parrott, in particular, showing great promise for the youth teams as well as in with the senior team in preseason.
Despite being just 17 years of age, great things are expected of Parrott both in his home country of Ireland as well as at Spurs and some fans understandably can’t wait to see him in action in his first competitive start for the club.
The Troy Parrott era begins.
— TT. (@Tom_Thorp) September 24, 2019
Ryan Mason moment incoming from Troy Parrott tonight. 👀💙
— Last Word On Spurs🎙 (@LastWordOnSpurs) September 24, 2019
ANNOUNCE TROY PARROTT HAT-TRICK 💙👀
— Ricky Sacks 🎙 (@RickSpur) September 24, 2019
RIP Harry Kane
April 7, 2014 – September 24, 2019
"Birds sing after the storm"
— berbatov cocktail (@ComradeYouSpurs) September 24, 2019
Happy Troy Parrott starts for @SpursOfficial tonight.
— Jerry Hatrick (@LEACHY1984) September 24, 2019
Me whenever Troy Parrott completes a five yard pass tonight: https://t.co/4omalaxMIY
— Hotspur Edition (@HotspurEdition) September 24, 2019
Big game for troy parrott! Great to see it https://t.co/yiqNvjt5ZF
— Kyle Counihan (@KyleCounihan9) September 24, 2019
I pray for a Troy Parrott masterclass tonight. Lad deserves it. 🦜 #COYS
— Brad Wort (@brad_wort) September 24, 2019
It really is Troy Parrott FC https://t.co/QrK8OQRlHA
— Jack▽ (@JackN17) September 24, 2019
Spurs Web Opinion
While Pochettino has done the right thing in ringing the changes given that many of these players haven’t had much football this season, Tottenham must get the win this evening. The cup competitions are incredibly important to Pochettino and the team this term and they must announce their intent early.
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