Mauricio Pochettino comments on Tottenham Hotspur's Juan Foyth

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino reacts during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Tottenham Hotspur at the American Express...

Tottenham Hotspur defender Juan Foyth has been struggling with injury throughout the season so far.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur prior to the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at American Express Community Stadium on October 05,...

Mauricio Pochettino has told Football London that Juan Foyth is going to get his chance at Tottenham Hotspur.

Foyth has not featured at all for Spurs this season, after suffering badly with injury.

The Argentine defender picked up a problem over pre-season, which has ruled him out for the entirety of the campaign to date.

Foyth did manage to play twice for Argentina over the most recent international break though.

 

And Pochettino has suggested that Foyth will be back in contention to start for Tottenham this weekend against Watford.

“He’s young, it was good for him after his injury and everything to have the possibility to play with Argentina. He played against Germany and Ecuador, always it's good,” the Tottenham boss said.

“He’s in the squad. We have plenty of players in that position on the pitch.

“For sure, working hard, he’s going to have his opportunities to play. I’m sure all the squad is going to be involved with six games in 22 days, we need all the squad. I am happy because he performed well with Argentina and that always helps to build his confidence.”

Juan Foyth of Tottenham Hotspur smiles during the training session of Tottenham Hotspur at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on May 31, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

Foyth’s return to Tottenham could finally solve their problem position at right-back.

Spurs have tried out numerous options in the position since Kieran Trippier left, but nobody they have used has looked entirely comfortable there.

It was widely expected that Foyth was going to be Spurs’s first-choice right-back this term before injury struck, so his return should be a massive boost to Pochettino’s men.

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