Paul Scholes: League Cup final a ‘great opportunity’ for three Tottenham players

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes looks ahead to today’s League Cup final between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at London’s Wembley Stadium.

Paul Scholes has written in The Independent that today’s League Cup final is a “great opportunity” for three Tottenham Hotspur players.

Spurs will take on Premier League rivals Chelsea at London’s Wembley Stadium looking to win their first major trophy since 2008.

Tottenham have a number of young and hungry players who will be determined to claim a winner’s medal today.

Manchester United legend Scholes has highlighted three home-grown Spurs players for whom today’s game against Chelsea will mean a lot.

“The Capital One Cup final is a great opportunity for the likes of Harry Kane, Ryan Mason and Nabil Bentaleb to get a medal early in their careers,” the 40-year-old told wrote in The Independent.

“I am sure that they will all have very good careers but it comes down to how much you have won in the end, and winning finals is difficult.”

Harry Kane, Ryan Mason and Nabil Bentaleb are all enjoying breakthrough seasons, and they must be relishing the prospect of winning a major trophy so early in their careers.

All the three players have established themselves as first-team regulars and are likely to start the League Cup final against Chelsea.

Winning the trophy will do wonders for the trio. A footballer wants to win major honours, and doing that so early in their careers is going to make the Tottenham youngsters hungry for even more success.

It will be interesting to see how Kane, Mason and Bentaleb play today. Although the trio have proved that they are Premier League material and can be successful against big teams, today’s match will show whether they can go on to become truly top class.

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