Three Tottenham youngsters who could benefit from Pochettino's transfer plans

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is ready to put his faith in Tottenham's youngsters.

After watching his Tottenham side defeat Sunderland 2-1 on Saturday, manager Mauricio Pochettino told the press that he wanted to put his faith in young players rather than make expensive new signings, as reported here by talkSPORT.

"I am very focused on my players in our squad, we have a strong side," Pochettino said. "It is important to recognise the players that have come through the club’s academy. We have some real talent and they are starting to knock on my door and this is important for our squad."

With that in mind, here are three players who could follow in the footsteps of Ryan Mason and Harry Kane in becoming regulars in Pochettino's first team...

DeAndre Yedlin

The summer arrival from Seattle Sounders is now back at White Hart Lane after being recalled from his loan spell with his former club, and could now make an impact.

Recent rumours have suggested that Kyle Naughton could leave the club whilst Sporting Lisbon's Miguel Lopes is an alleged target, but Pochettino should instead stick with Yedlin.

With pace and great attacking threat, the 21-year-old could even be deployed further forward, so look out for the USA World Cup star to become a contributor in the second half of the season.

Milos Veljkovic

Back from a decent loan spell at Middlesbrough, Serbian Under-21 international Veljkovic now has the chance to break into the Spurs first team.

The 19-year-old, who can play at centre back or defensive midfield, was highly rated by Boro boss Aitor Karanka having impressed at the Riverside Stadium, and offers some depth in two positions for Pochettino if he so chooses to use him in the coming months.

Josh Onomah

Teenage attacking midfielder Onomah made his first team debut for Spurs in the FA Cup clash against Burnley last week, and there are high hopes for him.

The 17-year-old will now be trying to push towards a consistent spot with the senior side, and Pochettino is the man to do it having used young players throughout his spells with Espanyol and Southampton.

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