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3 Spurs players to do a Harry Winks in 17/18 and break into first team

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino speaks with Harry Winks before he comes on as a substitute

Like Harry Winks has done this season, here are three Tottenham youngsters who could break through in 2017/18.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino speaks with Harry Winks before he comes on as a substituteTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino speaks with Harry Winks before he comes on as a substitute

Tottenham Hotspur have been rightfully praised for many things this season, one of which has been the use of young talent.

At 25 years and seven months, Spurs have the youngest squad on average in the entire Premier League and manager Mauricio Pochettino is clearly not scared to give opportunities to emerging players.

One beneficiary of this in 2016/17 has been midfielder Harry Winks, promoted from the Under-21s to make 33 appearances in all competitions this season.

Tottenham have a highly rated academy so here are three more starlets with potential to make the step up to first team action next term.

Tottenham's Cameron Carter-Vickers in action with Wycombe Wanderers' Adebayo AkinfenwaTottenham's Cameron Carter-Vickers in action with Wycombe Wanderers' Adebayo Akinfenwa

Cameron Carter-Vickers

Born in Southend this 19-year-old has represented the USA at youth level and made his debut for the North London club this campaign in the EFL Cup.

Already built like a man the centre-back has been impressing youth coaches at White Hart Lane and could offer some stiff competition to Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen.

Tottenham's Marcus Edwards in action against Alex Sandro of JuventusTottenham's Marcus Edwards in action against Alex Sandro of Juventus

Marcus Edwards

"Maybe if Marcus Edwards were born in Brazil or Argentina, today he would be one of the most interesting prospects in football in the world," Pochettino was quoted by the London Evening Standard when speaking about Edwards in October.

Well the 18-year-old has already been dubbed the 'Mini Messi', preferring to operate from the right wing and pitching in with his fair share of goals in Under-23s league.

Tottenham's Kyle Walker Peters  in action with Nottingham Forest's Luke Thomas (L)Tottenham's Kyle Walker Peters in action with Nottingham Forest's Luke Thomas (L)

Kyle Walker-Peters

Aside from his name, Walker-Peters has quite a lot more in common with current Spurs ace Kyle Walker, also operating as an athletic right-back.

Yet to make his senior debut there is already quite a lot of hype around the 20-year-old, who also has the ability to play on the left side of defence as well.

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