Pochettino says these young players are 'the future' of Spurs

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The Tottenham Hotspur boss has been discussing the north London club's younger players.

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino believes his side's MLS All-Star friendly was a 'great experience' for the club's younger players, according to the club's official website.

And these younger players, says the Argentine, are 'the future' of the White Hart Lane outfit.

He is quoted as saying by Spurs' official site: "It’s a great experience for the young players and, again, there are a lot of positive things to take from that.

"It’s important for them to be involved in the first team because I think they are the future of the club."

Those Pochettino was referring to were the youngsters in action during the second half of Tottenham's 2-1 defeat to the MLS All-Stars, during which Harry Kane scored a sublime long-distance effort (although against a rather lackadaisical defence!).

Josh Onomah was in action, along with Shaq Coulthirst, Harry Winks, Dele Alli and Luke McGee.

It is these youngsters Pochettino clearly holds in high esteem, although others no doubt come into the equation. The issue at hand is whether the young Spurs starlets are ready to make an impact just yet or further down the line.

For most of them, the latter option looks the likeliest - but Alli's talent certainly gives him a chance of it being sooner rather than later, while Onomah has already made his first-team debut and Coulthirst occupies a position that is currently rather under-staffed at White Hart Lane.

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