Forgotten Tottenham Hotspur talent Shaq Coulthirst tweets after eye-catching under-21 display

The striker is out of contract at the end of the season.

This month has seen Tottenham Hotspur linked with plenty of striking options already as they currently have just Harry Kane and Heung-min Son as recognised striking options up top.

Of course there is one Tottenham academy graduate who has often found himself knocking at the door of the Tottenham first-team, only to be turned away.

Shaq Coulthirst is the player in question.

The lethal striker was linked with Barcelona once upon a time but at 21-years-old has still not made an impact on the Tottenham first-team.

In the summer he was loaned out to Wigan Athletic of League One after previous spells with the likes of Leyton Orient, Torquay United, Southend United and York City.

But Coulthirst was recalled by Spurs after a poor time at the DW Stadium for the former England under-19 international.

He suffered with injuries this term and the 21-year-old managed just 53 minutes of football with Wigan since August.

Now he is back with the Spurs under-21s and this week made headlines after scoring twice in a thriller with their Chelsea counterparts. He netted a brace, including an absolutely incredible headed effort, to again remind the club of his talents.

Yesterday he took to Twitter to express his joy at bagging a brace - even though the club eventually lost the game 5-4.

Coulthirst's brace was lost amid the same result from Andros Townsend in the game but Coulthirst is now knocking on that Tottenham door once again.

It will be interesting to see whether Maurico Pochettino lets him in.

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