Our Tottenham Hotspur fans here in the Transfer Tavern are hoping to avoid a potential banana-skin tie against League 1 side Rochdale today.
The Premier League club comes into the tie on the back of a fantastic comeback away against Italian giants Juventus, Mauricio Pochettino will be hoping to take that mentality into Spotland as they look to dispatch Rochdale early on.
However, with the League 1 side fighting relegation, Pochettino may see it fit to blood a couple more youngsters into the team, as he looks to rest some of the Champions League team. Our fans in the bar are hoping for a good game today and a tricky away tie is always going to be to watch out for.
As Pochettino as a long history of believing in youth players, if these two players the landlord has picked give a good account of themselves then further first team minutes will be on the horizon…