Tottenham face Newcastle United at White Hart Lane in the Premier League today, and Mauricio Pochettino’s team selection includes a major talking point.

After his impressive display against Monaco on Thursday night, Tom Carroll is handed his first league start of the season.

Carroll is partnered in central midfield by Eric Dier, who was substituted in the first half against Monaco.

Heung-Min Son drops to the bench, while Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli and Erik Lamela all start. Mousa Dembele is absent with a foot injury.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Carroll’s selection and the rest of the team news.



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