With just over a week to go before the start of the new season, head coach Mauricio Pochettino will have to move fast if he is to add any more arrivals to the squad ahead of the big kick off. In the meantime, Spurs fans are left to wonder what the Argentinian’s first choice starting XI will be.
As a new manager, Pochettino has a clean slate and can quite easily discard some of the old favourites from the brief, Tim Sherwood era. Nabil Bentaleb in particular might now get so many opportunities this time around.
Meanwhile, the Evening Standard have published their own thoughts in an extensive and very interesting article. You can find it by clicking here and it’s well worth a read.
But what are your own thoughts – is it Dawson and Vertonghen at the heart of the defence? Do Lamela and Holtby come back and what are the front two.
Here are our own suggestions but what’s your view?