Shayon Harrison scores hat-trick for Tottenham under-21s in pre-season tournament

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The Tottenham Hotspur striker continues to score at a very impressive rate.

So far this summer Tottenham Hotspur have played their first-team friendly matches behind closed doors, leaving the club’s youngsters to impress in more public arenas.

Mauricio Pochettino’s senior stars will be in action away from the training ground later this month, with fixtures against MLS All-Stars and Real Madrid before the Premier League kicks off a few days later, but for now the club’s fans have had to make do with watching the promising next generation in action.

This weekend, Tottenham’s under-21 side took on Guingamp in the National U21 Tournament and the North London club won 4-1, with Shayon Harrison scoring a hat-trick and Kenny McEvoy also getting on the score-sheet.

Harrison is an 18-year-old forward who can also operate on either wing if required, and he is making quite a name for himself at White Hart Lane.

Last season he scored four goals in one match, although even that was not enough to prevent his side from losing 6-4 to Chelsea, but it was a sign of just how good he is in front of goal.

That week Harrison scored a total of six goals and when you consider the number of promising players coming through the ranks at Tottenham right now, the teenager is arguably the most exciting striker.

Pochettino has already shown he is not afraid to give youth a chance and that should continue next season, and if he continues netting hat-tricks (or more) in matches the Spurs boss will only be able to hold Harrison back for so long.

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