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Tottenham Hotspur are set to start their pre-season under new boss Nuno Espirito Santo.
Spurs youngsters will be looking to impress the new head coach in order to get some game time during new starting season.
There are away games at Colchester, MK Dons and Chelsea before Arsenal visit the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on August 8.
And ahead of the pre-season start let’s take a look at five youngsters who have been involved in first team training in the opening week and could be worth keeping an eye out for in the weeks ahead.
Scarlett was planned to be included in the first team-set up this season on a regular basis by Jose Mourinho, who called him a ‘diamond’ as he gushed about the potential of the prolific academy hitman.
Espirito Santo has already saw Scarlett in training with the first team, particularly with a lack of strikers at the club at the moment and he will quickly have got a sense of the potential of the youngster.
White is a 19-year-old central midfielder, who got plenty of experience last season.
He made his debut in the Europa League and then he got his first start and 90 minutes under his belt in the FA Cup tie at Marine.
Afterwards, White came a loan move to Portsmouth for the second half of the season where he impressed and the south coast side want him back for another campaign.
John was The Scholar of the Year at Spurs last season and, going on the videos released by the club so far, he looks good in pre-season training under Espirito Santo.
The 18-year-old midfielder can play in a deeper central role or further up the pitch and was handed his debut last season in the Europa League.
The 21-year-old enjoyed an amazing season out on loan at Lincoln City, despite League One Play-Off Final loss to Blackpool.
Eyoma played half of the season at right-back and the rest at centre-back and got 52 matches under his belt in a busy campaign of development.
He made his debut in the FA Cup under Mauricio Pochettino a few years ago and was handed a new three year deal at the club last summer.
Parrott returned to training with the U23s last week, however is expected to join up with the first team set-up this week.
The 19-year-old might head out on loan, with Championship clubs interested, but he will take any opportunity given in Harry Kane’s absence to impress Espirito Santo.
Source – football.london