Angry Spurs fans react on Twitter to Shaq Coulthirst sale

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The 21-year-old has left Tottenham for League One side Peterborough.

Tottenham Hotspur have agreed to sell Shaq Coulthirst to Peterborough United on a permanent deal, having announced the move on Friday morning.

Reaction has been mixed - and there has been a degree of meltdown from a few fans.

Indeed, the fact Coulthirst can play up front seems to have angered a number of supporters, who have pointed out on Twitter that Tottenham need a forward - and shouldn't instead be selling them.

At 21, Coulthirst looked to have plenty of potential and had knocked on the first-team door on a couple of occasions a White Hart Lane. There were also loan spells away and a gradual realisation that he was never going to have a Harry Kane moment and start netting regularly for the first team.

That doesn't mean he couldn't have been first-team material eventually - but Spurs clearly feel they could afford to let him go.

While Peterborough have themselves a new forward, then, Tottenham find themselves with one less back-up. That has infuriated many, even though others are pointing out the fact Coulthirst was not in Mauricio Pochettino's senior side, anyway. Here's a selection of the best initial reaction to the sale...

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