Could a midfield four of Yedlin, Stambouli, Dembele and Rose be effective for Tottenham?

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A midfield four of Yedlin, Stambouli, Dembele and Rose could shake things up at Tottenham Hotspur for their remaining two matches.

Much has been said about Tottenham Hotspur’s current campaign and the players manager Mauricio Pochettino has opted to use and those he has chosen to overlook.

Time and again in recent weeks, the same players have been tasked with getting the points Spurs need to qualify for the Europe, and too often those players have fallen short.

Midfield is an area of the pitch that Tottenham fans feel needs considerable strengthening this summer, with wide players and central stars both high on the agenda. But Pochettino does have some players on his books that would allow him to transform that area of the pitch for the remaining two fixtures, giving current squad players the chance to show they can operate in such a system.

If Tottenham want two effective, nippy wingers, they could do worse than play DeAndre Yedlin on the right and Danny Rose on the left. Both players may be better known as full-backs but with little left to play for this season why not throw caution to the wind and try something a little different?

After all, Yedlin is ridiculously fast while Rose showed earlier this season what he can do when pushed further up field.

In central areas, there could also be a temporary shake-up, with Mousa Dembele and either Nabil Bentaleb or Benjamin Stambouli forming the midfield two.

Stambouli’s history as a centre-back brings an added dimension to his defensive midfield play and while his pace is in question, if he has quick men around him that would not be so much of an issue.

The end of the season can be time for experimentation, so why not play a midfield four of Yedlin, Dembele, Stambouli and Rose? After all, considering how Tottenham have performed lately, what harm would it do?

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