Tottenham fans react on Twitter to 2015-16 Premier League squad numbers

Harry Kane, Emmanuel Adebayor and Aaron Lennon were among the talking points.

Today saw the announcement of Spurs’ 2015-16 Premier League squad numbers on the club's official website.

A number of interesting subplots developed from the reveal, with the biggest talking point being the absence of Adebayor and Lennon on the list.

Both players are set to be moved on this summer, but Aston Villa’s proposed deal for the Togolese striker has hit the rocks, according to the Daily Mail.

The same report claims Villa are also in talks over a £5 million deal for Lennon, and the club’s failure to designate either player a number hints at a confidence that they will be moved on despite stumbling blocks.

Roberto Soldado - the third most likely player to leave the Lane by most accounts - has retained the number 9 shirt, suggesting Mauricio Pochettino’s comments about the Spaniard being in his plans had some credence after all.

Meanwhile, Spurs hero Harry Kane was awarded Adebayor’s old number 10 shirt - as recognition for how much he’s progressed over the last 18 months – and youngsters Josh Onomah and Harry Winks made the list, indicating how highly thought of they are at the club. 

Twitter was awash with reaction to the announcement and below is a selected bunch:

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