Could Tottenham Hotspur have a highly-effective new right-sided combination on their hands?
Much has already been said and written about the prospect of DeAndre Yedlin playing on the right wing for Tottenham Hotspur next season.
With Kieran Trippier arriving from Burnley and Kyle Walker and Eric Dier also on Spurs’ books, Yedlin’s chances of getting much game-time in his regular position seem limited, but that does not mean he should head out on loan or be prepared for a campaign spent predominantly on the bench.
The USA international has the pace and the attacking intent to be a very effective winger, and as if to prove that Yedlin impressed in that very position for his country in their recent Gold Cup victory against Honduras.
With Timmy Chandler playing at right-back, Yedlin featured further forward and while that partnership still needs some work to iron out their defensive errors, the latter’s pace remained a constant threat.
At just 21, Yedlin has plenty of time to find his way at Tottenham and yet Trippier’s £3.5million signing has potentially marked his card as back-up at best.
But his versatility could be his saving grace and with an increased confidence on the ball shown in his recent performances for the USA, there is every chance Tottenham may be on the verge of developing a wonderful right-sided combination of their own, with the ever-reliable Trippier playing behind the bombarding Yedlin.