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Five youngsters Pochettino should consider for APOEL game

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks dejected after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on October 28, 2017 in...

With top place in the group secured, Tottenham can rest players against APOEL.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur and Zinedine Zidane, Manager of Real Madrid shake hands following the game at the UEFA Champions League group H match between Tottenham...

Tottenham secured top place in Champions League Group H with a 2-1 victory away to Borussia Dortmund last night, with manager Mauricio Pochettino now afforded the luxury of being able to rest some of his stars for next month's game at home to APOEL Nicosia.

Pochettino has some talented youngsters at his disposal and here are five prospects who deserve an opportunity to impress against the champions of Cyprus.

Juan Foyth

Juan Foyth of Tottenham Hotspurin action during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium on October 25, 2017 in London, England.

A composed centre-back, Foyth has so far only featured in the Carabao Cup for Tottenham since his summer switch from Estuidantes.

It is evident that the 19-year-old is still rather raw but the game against APOEL is a chance to assess him further ahead of a hectic schedule during which he might need to be called upon.

Georges-Kevin N'Koudou

Tottenham Hotspur's French midfielder Georges-Kevin N'Koudou (L) has an unsuccessful shot during the UEFA Champions League group E football match between Tottenham Hotspur and CSKA Moscow...

N'Koudou's Tottenham career has yet to spark into life after he joined from Marseille last year and the skillful winger has found playing time difficult to come by.

Having featured as a substitute in the reverse fixture against APOEL, N'Koudou will hope to be involved from the outset when the sides meet again.

Kyle Walker-Peters

Tottenham Hotspur's English defender Kyle Walker-Peters (R) vies with Juventus' Ghanaian midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah during the pre-season friendly football match between Tottenham Hotspur...

Tottenham already possess great depth in the wing-back positions but Walker-Peters has the potential to eventually become a regular himself.

The 20-year-old started Tottenham's opening Premier League game away to Newcastle United but has been used sparingly since and would relish the opportunity to play against APOEL.

Anthony Georgiou

Anthony Georgiou of Tottenham Hotspur tackles with Medhi Benatia of Jeventus during the Pre-Season Friendly match beween Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus at Wembley Stadium on August 5, 2017...

A London-born midfielder of Cypriot descent, Georgiou made his senior Tottenham debut away to APOEL and will be hopeful of further game time against the same opponents.

Georgiou, who is a fine dribbler, could well head out on loan in the second half of the season after recently signing a new contract but he will be hoping to gain some more first-team experience before that.

Tashan Oakley-Boothe

Kevin Strootman (L) of A.S. Roma tries to control the ball before Tashan Oakley-Boothe (R) of Tottenham Hotspur during the International Champions Cup (ICC) football match between A.S....

Part of the England U17 World Cup winning squad, Oakley-Boothe has been on the bench for Tottenham in the Premier League and the Champions League this season, while he made his senior debut as a late substitute in the Carabao Cup victory over Barnsley.

The 17-year-old is highly regarded by Pochettino and will be aiming to at least make the bench against APOEL.

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