Tottenham’s 10 players hope to catch Mourinho’s attention on loan in 20-21
Jose Mourinho has an enviable mix of youth and experience in his Tottenham team – and a number of promising prospects are hoping to get his attention on a loan in 2020-21.
Players like Japhet Tanganga and Joe Rodon are looking to complement established players like Harry Kane, Gareth Bale and Hugo Lloris.
We’ve taken a look at the 10 players sent on loan who have the chance to prove they belong to Tottenham’s first team next season.
Labeled as the next Robbie Keane by some excited Irish fans, Parrott made a handful of appearances for Spurs last season.
Born during the reign of “Hero” of Enrique Iglesias, the young striker will spend this season on loan at Millwall.
He has only made one Carabao Cup appearance so far, but Parrott is hoping to make an impact at The Den in the coming months.
Described as a versatile defender, comfortable playing both center and right-back, Eyoma looks like a Mourinho player in the making.
After making his debut in an FA Cup match at Tranmere in January 2019, Eyoma left north London in search of more first-team football.
This brought him to Lincoln City, on the Ligue 1 side, where Eyoma has made his seven league appearances this campaign.
Being part of the England team that won the U17 World Cup a few years ago, the youngster will aspire to further develop his game in the lower leagues.
Skipp has played semi-regularly for Spurs in recent years, making 23 appearances in the past two seasons under Mauricio Pochettino and Mourinho.
Still just 20 years old, Skipp joined the recently relegated Norwich City on a one-season loan.
He has made five appearances for the Canaries so far as they aim to scoop up promotion to the Premier League on first request.
Roles is currently on his second loan from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, plying his trade with League One squad Burton Albion.
Last season, the central midfielder spent time with Cambridge United’s Ligue 2 squad. He was named the club’s player of the month for October and his 30-yard strike against Macclesfield Town was also nominated for the goal of the month.
Not to be confused with rapper and Tottenham fan AJ Tracey, Shilow Tracey is a winger with a promising reputation in the game.
Joining Spurs in 2016, Sky Sports expert Paul Prederville said Tracey was “quick and strong, her performances for the Ebbsfleet youth team drew similarities with Yaya Touré.”
To date her career has involved a loan spell at Macclesfield Town and this season Tracey will play for Shrewsbury Town in League One.
The Argentina international struggled to seize first-team opportunities last season after a groundbreaking 2018-19 campaign.
Therefore, after signing an extension to his contract with Spurs, Foyth will spend the season in Spain with Villarreal.
While yet to make an appearance for the squad, Unai Emery’s side are the surprise leaders at the start of La Liga and the defender will aim to extend this good form.
Not so long ago, Sessegnon was tipped to be included in the England squad for the 2018 World Cup.
At the time, Sessegnon was making a name for himself as a flying winger on an exciting Fulham team. He has somewhat disappeared from the radar since, after a difficult Premier League experience with Fulham and struggling to win at Tottenham last season.
Still only 20 years old, the full-back remains a promising talent and will seek to demonstrate it on loan from the Bundesliga side at Hoffenheim.
He also appears in the Guinness World Records for “fastest time to hit both football posts and crossbar,” in just 7.75 seconds.
Sterling is currently on his fourth loan away from Tottenham, having spent previous spells at Sunderland, Doncaster Rovers and Leyton Orient.
Now the young striker is spending the first half of the 2020-21 season at Southend United.
Having previously played for Spurs in the Champions League, Sterling has a golden opportunity to remind technical staff of his obvious talent.
The only goalkeeper on this list, Oluwayemi has joined the National League team Maidenhead United on loan for his first glimpse of senior football.
Cameron Carter Vickers
Carter-Vickers earned the particular distinction of being a full-fledged US international without ever making a league appearance for Spurs.
Already in his young career, Carter-Vickers spent time * checks notes * Sheffield United, Ipswich, Swansea, Stoke and Luton Town.
Now the 22-year-old defender will spend the season on loan at recently relegated Bournemouth.