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Shame about Roles injury. May have cost him a run out v Watford?
Seems we are trying to convert Georgiou to a FB?
As it stands for ELInterestingly Alfie Whiteman is now listed on the first team page of OS.
Brandon Austin is still listed on the u23 page of OS.
I guess that means Whiteman is staying at Spurs next season (as 3rd or 4th GK) whilst Austin is loaned out.
And as Whiteman can no longer qualify as an u21, he will take up a Club Trained place along with Kane, Winks and potentially taking the 4th Club Trained spot is either Rose or Carter-Vickers - potentially both Rose and CCV could stay but that means one less 'overseas' trained or 'Other Association trained spot (and we already have 4 under UEFA rules - Dele, Doherty, Hart and Sessegnon).
Most likely means Gazzaniga is thought to be off, leaving Hart as 2nd GK (shudder ?)
So if Rose stays (to wind down his contract) we cannot keep CCV as an extra CB for EL games at any rate. Might need to bite the bullet and pay off Rose if he declines moves as I'm not sure he's good enough to play LB for Spurs any longer ?
|CLUB TRAINED (4)|
As it stands for EL
ASSOCIATION (4) HART 1 DOHERTY 2 ALLI 3 SESSEGNON 4 CLUB TRAINED (4) ROSE 1 CCV 2 WINKS 3 KANE 4
I don't think there is a snowball's that Rose will be in the EL squad so Whiteman will surely just take his slot?
Whiteman has been in the 1st team list for a while now, I believe.That is my guess too - can't see Rose impressing JM to be a LB option.
But also assumes we get an acceptable offer for Gazzaniga, and we don't buy another top class GK for example.
Still a few things spinning round, but when they all land at end of TW most likely outcome I think is that Whiteman becomes our 4th Club trained player.
Of course its also possible that its an IT error and Whiteman was moved to first team by mistake !
Certainly months ago, before lockdown. Possibly around the time when Lloris got his injury?
What could be informative is they haven't bothered to give CCV a number on the OS list. Clarke as well.ok, didnt spot that at the time, and Austin out on loan at the time so maybe my first post on the subject isn't true as it was based on my thinking Whiteman had relatively recently been moved out of u23's
What could be informative is they haven't bothered to give CCV a number on the OS list. Clarke as well.
Nothing new - but the reason why Binks left was he saw how little football that KWP had played and same for likes of Parrott under Poch and concerned how much chance he would have under JM although he said he did MORE training with first team when JM joined than he had under Poch.
Hope the club read the interview.
Some notes on how Spurs’ academy players got on with the first team during pre-season in their four friendlies:(This photograph is from Tottenham Hotspur FC) After our first team played their last friendly of pre-season against Championship side Watford on Saturday afternoon, I thought that I would write a …superhotspur.com
Nothing new, but a decent summary of a youth watchers assessment of Cameron Carter-Vickers, Harvey White, Dennis Cirkin, Jamie Bowden, Dane Scarlett and Alfie Devine involvement in the 4 pre-season matches.
On CCV for example : And although he wasn’t really tested in much of our four friendlies, I thought that he kept good positioning and was just solid in his play, plus his distribution was good. There was one moment in the first half of the Watford game where he slid in and put his body on the line to put a Watford player off when he was trying to latch onto a low cross from the right hand side, that was brave defending from Carter-Vickers, something that he was always known for at youth level.
Something, I'd agree with, CCV looked just fine both as a defender and passing out from the back - but the one issue that JM will consider is that CCV has never been given the opportunity to play in PL whereas Foyth (just 13 days younger) has been but Foyth's record in those is patchy at best (2 penalties conceded n his debut).
Right now I'd be tempted to trust the man with almost 100 championship matches under his belt if we need an extra defender (CB/RB/LB) in the squad to deal with the punishing schedule of matches we start the season with. But if Spurs buy an extra CB (as rumoured) then I'd guess CCV will be off this TW, which will be a shame.........because I think we will see him back in PL at some stage, just not for Spurs.
But I think we will see Harvey White, Dennis Cirkin and very possibly Jamie Bowden playing for the first team this season, the first two possibly including some of the easier PL games, the latter possibly only the cup games.