‘Should be first choice’, ‘Sensational’ – Plenty of Tottenham fans drool over fringe player

Tottenham Hotspur and Lucas Moura in particular were in clinical form against relegated Huddersfield Town on Saturday lunchtime.

Mauricio Pochettino fielded a handful of fringe players with one eye on a pair of trips to the Etihad Stadium this week, as Fernando Llorente, Victor Wanyama, Juan Foyth and Kyle Walker-Peters all stepped into the starting XI.

All four made the most of their opportunity, albeit against a hapless visiting side, and the latter particularly impressed on a day which forced fans to question why he doesn’t get more of a chance.

The 22-year-old made only his 9th appearance in all-competitions and just his third start in the Premier League this season, but the maturity of his performance pointed towards a much greater level of experience.

His excellent display drew plenty of plaudits on social media as delighted supporters turned out in their numbers to heap praise on the back-up right-back.

But if he continues to take his opportunities with such conviction it won’t be long before Kieran Trippier’s place comes under serious threat.

Here’s what the fans had to say about his performance…

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