Tottenham Hotspur take on Bayern Munich in the Audi Cup final today, with kick-off at 19:30 pm UK time.
This comes after Spurs beat Real Madrid 1-0 yesterday in their semi-final, while Bayern demolished Fenerbahce 6-1.
Harry Kane was the sole scorer in the Tottenham vs Real Madrid match, as he pounced on a Marcelo mistake to clip the ball past Navas.
Pochettino was able to play 22 different players against Los Blancos, with one standing out amongst the crowd, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou.
The Frenchman has been on the outside at Tottenham for a number of seasons now, enduring unsuccessful loan spells at Burnley and Monaco in the past two years.
However, not only was he given a cameo against Madrid, but he actually starts in Germany against Bayern this evening.
Perhaps this is purely Tottenham attempting to put him in the shop window, or maybe Pochettino actually sees him as an option for the new season.
Either way, some Spurs fans have reacted less than favourably on Twitter:
We’re starting nkoudou in a final in 2019.
— E❄️ (@ndompele) July 31, 2019
Nkoudou ok pic.twitter.com/GycQo7qEty
— Harvey? (@iSimplyKane) July 31, 2019
? better than lucas
— SHEIKH CALEB (@theIastride) July 31, 2019
Why the fuck is Georges-Kevin Nkoudou still at my football club
— Argentina Hotspur (@euan_spence95) July 31, 2019
Why would you start nkoudou over parrot
— Ewan Clark (@EwanClark94) July 31, 2019
Yes i am, he begged me many times last night and i couldnt stand it. Reminded me of me when im begging levy for plauers. So im starting him.
— Mauricio Pochettino Official (@snakesszz) July 31, 2019
— Ikey (@maradona10i) July 31, 2019
— BALE BACK! (@Dan15Yid) July 31, 2019
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