Tottenham travel to Everton on Sunday in the Premier League – and some of the club’s supporters on Twitter are desperate for Giovani Lo Celso to earn his first start.
Spurs signed Lo Celso in the summer from Real Betis, but have the option to buy the midfielder (BBC).
The 23-year-old has been extremely unlucky with injuries so far this season and is yet to start a single game for the North London club.
He’s made five appearances as a substitute across all competitions and is yet to break into Mauricio Pochettino’s starting XI.
The Argentina international is a versatile central midfielder that can be a real threat when he pushes into more advanced positions and scored 16 goals across all competitions last season for Real Betis.
A selection of Spurs supporters on social media have called for Pochettino to throw Lo Celso into the starting XI on Sunday for the first time.
They desperately need to put together a couple of victories, as they sit 11th in the league table as it stands and have had a difficult campaign so far.
Meanwhile, upcoming opponents Everton are underperforming too in 16th and it’s a fixture between two struggling teams at Goodison Park.
Lo Celso has shown in glimpses his quality when featuring and is an exciting young talent, but it remains to be seen if he’s fit enough to complete 90 minutes.
Here are some Spurs fans calling for Lo Celso to start at the weekend:
@SpursOfficial Ndombele and Lo celso HAVE to start this weekend against Everton!! Sessegnon at least on the bench
— G (@GeorgeyBoy1882) October 31, 2019
Lo Celso masterclass to kick start our season I’m hearing
— Musa 2️⃣8️⃣🇫🇷🦜 (@Musathfc28) October 30, 2019
Don’t post unless it’s a starting XI with Lo Celso in it 👍🏻
— Jem 🐓⚪️ (@JemmaKleame) October 31, 2019
I wanted him to start for ages but he so rarely plays well when given the chance. Personally I’d put loCelso behind kane, then have son and lamela either side. Bench dele and throw eriksen in the bin. Then bring on lucas around the 60 min mark for one of those 3. #COYS
— 《 Perry 》 (@mrdarrenperry) October 31, 2019
My Spurs team for Everyon on Sunday.
Foyth , Dier, Eilderwereld, Davies
Winks , Ndombele ,Lo Celso
4 _ 1 _3 _ 2
— clive (@ballieclive) November 1, 2019
Dont believe poch! He suck! Poor lo celso, hope he get his place in first team soon!
— Kotaro (@Kotaro97372056) October 31, 2019
Play Lo Celso, he has an eye for a pass and his very xap in front of goal. He’ll bring more to the team than Dele, he’s been poor.
— Dike (@Dikefcb02) October 31, 2019