Nabil Bentaleb was one of the breakthrough players for Tottenham Hotspur last season, but he struggled at the start of the 2015-16 campaign.
The Algeria international midfielder is injured at the moment, but Tottenham are not missing him that much.
The performances of fellow youngsters Dele Alli and Eric Dier mean that Bentaleb simply cannot walk into the team when he eventually recovers from his injury.
However, the 20-year-old is a talented player, and Spurs head coach Mauricio Pochettino needs to retain his faith in him.
Bentaleb showed last season what he is capable of, and he needs to be shown belief and patience when he is available for selection.
Just like Nabil Bentaleb, Ryan Mason enjoyed a breakthrough season for Tottenham in 2014-15, but he has struggled with injuries this campaign.
The England international midfielder cannot take his place in the Spurs midfield for granted, and he will have to fight for a spot due to the form of Alli and Dier.
However, just because Pochettino has options, the Spurs boss should not consider Mason as a back-up.
The Argentine boss needs to play Mason as much as possible in order to help him in his development and growth as a footballer.
Kevin Wimmer joined Tottenham from German club FC Koln in the summer transfer window, but he has not been given enough chances to show what he is capable.
The Austria international centre-back is going to find it tough to establish himself as a first-team regular this season, but he should get playing time in the coming weeks and months.
The 22-year-old has played once in the Europa League and has yet to make his Premier League debut.
For Wimmer to become an important player for Tottenham in the coming years, he has to be given playing time this campaign and allowed to show what he is capable of.