Mauricio Pochettino has sprung a few of surprises with his team selection for the visit of West Ham United at White Hart Lane.

The most notable introduction is that of Harry Winks. The midfielder makes his first Premier League start for Tottenham.

Spurs have seemingly scrapped the three-at-the-back formation that worked effectively at Arsenal a fortnight ago. Harry Kane and Vincent Janssen both start, and it looks as if Danny Rose and Kyle Walker will have to provide extra width without any wide midfielders in front of them.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to all the team news.



  1. Spurs problem is the spent 41 million on two players who are not even on the bench. I know we have lots of injuries but we are not anywhere as good as the last two seasons. We seem to be going backward


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