Why one Tottenham player’s absence against Watford should cause concern

first_img REVEALED REVEALED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won impact Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Spurs aren’t short of options at full-back so their rotation is understood by fans but the fact talented youngster Kyle Walker-Peters wasn’t fielded left many aghast.The versatile 21-year-old made nine appearances last season, including three in the Premier League and five in the domestic cups.But already it appears he is set for a decrease in game time with his absence against Watford.Able to play on either the right or left side of defence, he saw Serge Aurier and Ben Davies start ahead of him, with the latter continuing his poor form this season. Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack silverware huge blow Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury MONEY RANKED Midfielder Joshua Onomah has struggled for games at Spurs and was on loan with Aston Villa last season. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino hasn’t nurtured players from the club’s academy as well as it is thought. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions ADVICE Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move 3 3 The use of KWP across the last three seasons has been absolutely baffling. Feel so bad for the kid, he could have had two (+) seasons of loans and might have played 100 matches by now. https://t.co/ExePhQMNcO— Chris Miller (@WindyCOYS) September 26, 2018Many consider the Argentine to be an excellent nurturer of young talents but in reality the club has seen talented youth stars like Marcus Edwards and Josh Onomah stall in their progression, while Cameron Carter-Vickers remains no closer to a role with the club having been packed off on loan for the second season in a row. BEST OF At his age, and with his tremendous potential, he needs to be playing regularly and the Carabao Cup should be providing him with the opportunity, but he could only make the bench.Last year, Walker-Peters earned the Man of the Match award in both the opening and final games of the campaign, grabbing two assists in the latter – a 5-4 win over Leicester City.His showings were mature and belied that of someone with so little time on the pitch under his belt.But Pochettino is still yet to fully allow him to flourish, even with Davies in poor form. 3 no dice Tottenham Hotspur may have squeaked into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with a victory on penalties over Watford but some fans weren’t happy.The 2-2 draw threw up plenty of positives, including a rare shoot-out victory, their second since the 1984 UEFA Cup win.But one decision from manager Mauricio Pochettino hit a nerve with several fans before kick off. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Juan Foyth shows promise but has seen an injury stymie his chances this season, 21-year-old Luke Amos was only given minutes due to injury issues, which leaves just Harry Winks as the true face of Pochettino’s nurturing.Even ex-Ajax ace Davinson Sanchez has showed signs of a dithering development with his aerial ability now a huge concern given how easily he can be dominated, as shown by Fulham’s Aleksandar Mitrovic and others.And now Walker-Peters sits idly waiting for a chance which now seems only likely to occur if Aurier’s injury against Watford is going to stop him playing regularly in the short-term. Tottenham Hotspur youngster Kyle Walker-Peters in action against AFC Wimbledon in the FA Cup last year. Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Latest Football News As Tottenham continue to chase silverware on four fronts, Walker-Peters should be able to cross the white line and deliver for his manager, he clearly has the talent.But, right now, Spurs fans remain frustrated by their manager’s unwillingness to hand him a chance.last_img read more

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