How Spurs could line-up vs Colchester with wonderkid Troy Parrott to start

first_imgTROY PARROTT is in line to make his first-team debut for Tottenham when the Premier League giants head to Colchester.The North London club will be out to make amends for their controversial defeat to Leicester when travelling to Essex on Saturday.2Despite the need for a morale boost, a number of first-team stars are set to be rested.Son Heung-min, Tanguy Ndombele, Harry Kane and Toby Alderweireld should sit out the Carabao Cup game with the latter two having hardly missed a minute of the campaign so far.That opens the way for an entirely different defence from the one that lost on Saturday.Serge Aurier, Jan Vertonghen and Danny Rose are set to be rotated out with Eric Dier dropped into central defence.They will protect Paulo Gazzaniga, deputising for Hugo Lloris again after the Frenchman was absent last time out while his wife gave birth.In midfield, academy product Oliver Skipp is in the mix for a start after two cameos off the bench against Aston Villa and Manchester City.One star man desperately in need of form is Christian Eriksen and the Dane is likely to get a chance from the off at JobServe Community Stadium. Most Read In FootballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himMauricio Pochettino has been forced to defend the midfielder’s performances amid his topsy-turvy start to the season, his last at the club unless he extends his contract.Trusting 17-year-old forward Parrott from the start promises to be a key feature in Tuesday’s game, too.He scored the winner on his Ireland Under-21s debut earlier in the month and has even caught the eye of Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Juventus.Since he begun training with the first-team, Dublin-born Parrott appears to be the immediate natural replacement for Kane in the central striker’s role and has been compared to Spurs hero Robbie Keane.2 Parrott featured for Spurs in pre-seasonCredit: ReutersSpurs set to swap wantaway Christian Eriksen for Dybala in stunning January transferlast_img read more