Should Tottenham give Foyth minutes now in case they need him to start next month?

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at...

The Tottenham Hotspur youngster has barely featured since arriving in North London.

Juan Foyth of Tottenham Hotspur and Ike Ugbo of Barnsley battle for possession during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Barnsley at Wembley Stadium on...

Tottenham Hotspur were always going to take their time bedding in summer signing Juan Foyth, but would their manager Mauricio Pochettino be wise to give his countryman more minutes this side of a hectic festive period?

After all, with Toby Alderweireld out injured and Eric Dier wasted in defence, Tottenham may need to call on Foyth when the games come thick and fast in late December and early January, and it would be better for all concerned if he had some experience of the Premier League rather than being thrown in at the deep end.

Juan Foyth of Tottenham Hotspur and Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur during a Tottenham Hotspur training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Group H match against Borussia Dortmund...

So far Foyth has featured in two EFL Cup games for Spurs and, while that has helped him settle, he is yet to play a single minute in the league.

Perhaps Tottenham will be able to go the whole season without needing Foyth to start in the Premier League, but they are arguably only one more injury away from that being necessary and Pochettino should give him some cameo appearances when circumstances allow.

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino gestures during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Totenham Hotspur at St James' Park in...

That way he can used to the hustle and bustle of the English league, finding his feet slowly rather than needing to perform from kick-off in a vital match.

Pochettino will know what his best for his players, but it would be nice to see the Tottenham youngster get some chances this side of Christmas, albeit a few minutes here and there.

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