'Accident waiting to happen': Sheffield United fans react to Tottenham loanee Carter-Vickers' performance

Cameron Carter-Vickers of Sheffield United and Conor Washington of Queens Park Rangers battle for possession during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Sheffield...

Tottenham defender began his loan well at Sheffield United... but his form has recently trailed off.

Cameron Carter-Vickers of Sheffield United and Conor Washington of Queens Park Rangers battle for possession during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Sheffield...

Sheffield United's blistering start to the season hit a speed bump yesterday as they lost 3-1 away to Millwall.

The Blades had been battling for an automatic promotion spot, and Tottenham Hotspur loanee Cameron Carter-Vickers had played a key part.

The 19-year-old scored on his Sheffield United debut earlier in the season and has been a regular ever since... but now there are concerns that he needs a spell out of the side.

Conor Washington of Queens Park Rangers takes on Cameron Carter-Vickers of Sheffield United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Sheffield United at Loftus...

Carter-Vickers was not the only Sheffield United defender to blame for Saturday's defeat, with their three-man defence breached three times by the home side.

Sheffield United fans believe it is time Carter-Vickers sits out for a bit, with the American racking up 13 Championship starts to date.

The time may be right for the teenager to have a brief rest if he is out of form, with this his first ever spell playing competitive club football on a regular basis.

He has shown enough promise so far to suggest he can go on and forge himself a strong career, whether he makes it at Tottenham or not, despite his performance level dropping over the past few games.

Cameron Carter-Vickers (L) of Tottenham Hotspur tries to get past Diego Perotti of A.S. Roma during their International Champions Cup (ICC) football match on July 25, 2017 at Red Bull...

As for Tottenham, they could dearly do with Carter-Vickers developing into a first team player for them, considering how exposed they have looked lately without Toby Alderweireld.

The Sun reported in November that Sheffield United feared Spurs could recall Carter-Vickers.

Irrespective of his current form, Spurs could need him if Alderweireld's injury requires an operation, with the untested Juan Foyth their third choice centre-back.

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