Report: Four Tottenham teenagers named as Pochettino's next breakthrough stars

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Tottenham are reportedly hopeful on four young players in particular to reach the first team.

A report in The Telegraph has named four young players who Mauricio Pochettino is particularly hopeful of bringing into the first team next season.

Pochettino has already continued the progression of Harry Kane and Nabil Bentaleb as well as helping Ryan Mason finally establish himself in the side this season.

The paper write: "Pochettino has claimed that Tottenham have the best academy in England and possibly Europe.

"The next four players earmarked for the first team are Harry Winks, Joshua Onomah, Nathan Oduwa and Cameron Carter-Vickers."

Who are they?

Harry Winks (right) was handed a first team debut earlier this season in the Europa League, and he is an England under-19 international.

Josh Onomah (above) came off the bench in the FA Cup this year, and is the club's current under-18 captain. Also a regular for the under-21s, the winger has helped Spurs to the Youth Cup semi-finals.

Nathan Oduwa is currently on loan at Luton Town, with the 18-year-old getting his first taste of first team football with the League Two side.

Cameron Carter-Vickers is a centre-back who is a USA under-20 international described by the coach of the side last month as the best defender to break through in six or seven years.

Not the only ones

The quartet are far from the only talented players in Tottenham's youth system. Alex Pritchard is making waves in the Championship on loan with Brentford, while Milos Veljkovic had been poised to become a regular for Charlton before picking up an injury.

Then there are new signings DeAndre Yedlin and Dele Alli who will get a chance to stake a claim in pre-season for their own spots.

Longer term there are young talents like Ismail Azzaoui, Kyle Walker-Peters and Kazaiah Sterling who have been impressing for the under-18s.

The future is clearly bright at Tottenham, and if Pochettino can continue to bring players through and ditch the under-performers, their recent trip to Wembley will not be their last.

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