Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino may regret not recalling Josh Onomah from Aston Villa now

Tottenham's Argentinian coach Mauricio Pochettino looks on during a training session at Allianz Stadium in Turin on February 12, 2017 on the eve of their UEFA Champions League football...

Tottenham Hotspur youngster Josh Onomah has lost his place at Aston Villa.

Josh Onomah of Aston Villa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Aston Villa at St Andrews (stadium) on October 29, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Mauricio Pochettino decided against recalling Josh Onomah from Aston Villa in January, but the Tottenham Hotspur boss may be regretting that decision now.

Onomah was kept at Villa, as he was starting regularly for Steve Bruce’s side in the Championship.

However, the Spurs youngster has lost his place in Villa’s team recently, and faces a tough challenge to win his place back.

Joshua Onomah #25 of Tottenham Hotspur chases the ball during the International Champions Cup 2017 match between Paris Saint-Germain and Tottenham Hotspur at Camping World Stadium on July...

Villa have won their last seven Championship matches in succession, which means that Bruce has been loathed to make changes to his starting line-up recently.

Onomah has not started in the league in the entirety of 2018 to date, and it is hard to see his progression being aided by time on the bench.

Josh Onomah of Aston Villa scores his team's 4th goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Aston Villa at Pirelli Stadium on September 26, 2017 in Burton-upon-...

Onomah may as well have been kept at Spurs, if he isn't going to feature for the claret and blues.

And if Onomah doesn’t win his place back in Villa’s team, Pochettino may be regretting not bringing the 20-year-old back to Tottenham while he had a chance.

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