One tactical change Mauricio Pochettino should consider after the international break

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The international break is almost over - what should Mauricio Pochettino consider changing at Tottenham?

Tottenham will return to Premier League action this weekend, with Mauricio Pochettino still hoping that all of his players make it back to North London unscathed after the international break.

With the likes of Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld and Harry Kane all currently away playing for their countries, they are set to return to league action this weekend as Spurs face a trip to Sunderland.

After the poor 0-0 draw against Everton before the break, Spurs fans are hoping for a more dynamic attacking presence when they return.

Pochettino must consider changing his tactics after a winless start to the season so far, which has seen them score just three goals - and it's clear that an injection of pace is needed.

Against Everton, Pochettino used Ryan Mason, Mousa Dembele and Nacer Chadli as his attacking midfield trio, but one particular problem kept coming back to frustrated Spurs in that draw.

With Chadli, Dembele and Mason all looking to come inside whenever they received the ball out wide, Tottenham were predictable and easy to defend against, with a real lack of pace and drive on the flanks.

Against Sunderland, it's clear that Pochettino needs to make a change out wide - and two of his new signings could provide what Tottenham need.

Clinton N'Jie has blistering pace that can certainly be used on the right hand side if Spurs really want to attack, given that the Cameroon international is more of a striker, whilst Son Heung-min - who hit a hat-trick for South Korea over the international break - is another option to provide some speed and creativity out wide.

Either player could bring what Tottenham are missing out wide, and whilst they are both new to Premier League football, Pochettino should certainly consider changing his tactics and selection to provide more pace out wide this weekend.

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