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Harry Kane-Peters and Son Heung-min-Peters set to start for Spurs amidst striker crisis

Mauricio Pochettino is hoping the youngsters can emulate the relative success of Kyle Walker-Peters...

Mauricio Pochettino is expected to name up-and-coming youngsters Harry Kane-Peters and Son Heung-min-Peters in Spurs’ line-up to face Fulham on Sunday afternoon.

The Argentine gaffer has been forced to take drastic measures after being burdened by a striker crisis.

Harry Kane is sidelined through injury, Son Heung-min is away at the Asian Cup, Fernando Llorente is old, and Vincent Janssen is terrible.

Big day for the young lad…

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Big day for the young lad…

In 2017, the club replaced Kyle Walker by promoting Kyle Walker-Peters from the youth team to the first team.

Pochettino will be hoping teenagers Kane-Peters and Son-Peters provide similarly adequate cover for their half-namesakes at Craven Cottage.

Lee Satchell, the club’s unofficial spokesman said: “It’s not an ideal situation, but Poch believes the lads can do a job.

“We considered other options; Fernando Llorente-Peters has been winning a lot of headers in training.

“And Vincent Janssen-Peters can almost get his boots on without help from the coaches, so that’s an improvement.

He’s got his own handshake and everything

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He’s got his own handshake and everything

“Injuries to Moussa Sissoko, Eric Dier and Lucas Moura have caused us additional problems.

“You can probably see where I’m going with this; Sissoko-Peters, Dier-Peters, and Moura-Peters have been called up to train with the first team as cover.”

In related news, bookies have slashed the odds on Mauricio Pochettino-Peters to be Spurs’ next permanent manager…

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