Tottenham's youngsters are being given a taste of life in the first team.
Tottenham Hotspur's reluctance to do business in the January transfer window could allow young more players a chance to break through.
It had been expected the club would sign a striker to compete with Harry Kane, while it would have been easy for them to sign another centre-back with Federico Fazio sold and Jan Vertonghen out injured.
Spurs may already have solutions waiting in the wings, and resultantly been giving chances for young talent to step up.
Striker Shayon Harrison, 18, was included in first team training on Wednesday, getting the chance to state his case to get involved.
He was joined by 18-year-old centre-back Cameron Carter-Vickers, who Mauricio Pochettino name dropped last week as a potential solution.
The Argentine told ESPN at his press conference last week: "We have another youngster from the academy – Cameron Carter-Vickers. He is still young but has enough quality and he is training with us from the beginning of the season and playing for the Under-21s. It’s a good opportunity to stay with us now more consistently."
Young attacker Harry Winks, 20, also featured as he made his own bid to impress and follow Josh Onomah into the first team picture.
Chairman Daniel Levy has had his critics for failing to spend, but Mauricio Pochettino has shown he knows what he is doing so far, and the possibility of more kids getting chances to feature will only add to the excitement about the potential of this current squad.