WALKER OR TRIPPIER? A POSITIVE DILEMMA FOR POCHETTINO

One strength Tottenham Hotspur and Mauricio Pochettino have is the amount of squad depth available to them.

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Kyle Walker has impressed for Spurs this season.

With Kyle Walker and Kieran Trippier both operating in right back, alongside Eric Dier who also has the ability to play there, the competition for a starting position is heating up as the season draws to a close.

Trippier, who started against Watford last weekend in Spurs’ 4-0 win was a standout performer for the Lilywhites alongside South Korean, Heung-Min Son.

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Kieran Trippier and Heung-Min Son.

This begged the question of who should start in right back for Tottenham?

Walker has always been Pochettino’s first choice fullback throughout the season but after the recent consistent performances of his fellow Englishman Trippier, a lot of Spurs fans are calling for the former Burnley man to start more regularly.

One stand out ability Trippier has to his name is the incredible crossing he can provide, something which was shown in his Man of the Match performance on Saturday when he assisted Spurs’ third goal.

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Kieran Trippier has performed well when given the chance.

Walker could soon lose out on his starting position for both club and country over the next few years if Trippier continues to impress when given the opportunity.

With 16 appearances to his name in all competitions this season, the former Man City youngster has done well to provide five assists during his 1,103 minutes of game time.

However, Walker has had an immaculate season alongside fellow fullback, Danny Rose and losing his place to Trippier seems highly unlikely.

Starting Trippier in cup competitions will most likely be the choice Pochettino goes for again next season but there’s nothing wrong with some healthy squad competition.

Who do you think should start in right back for Spurs? Vote below.

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