Youth systems are arguably one of the least looked at and undervalued aspects of an organization among casual fans. Teams, on the other hand, put more than enough stock into their youth systems to ensure that they produce good players.
Since Tottenham Hotspur has begun the 2012-2013 campaign in a less than ideal fashion, taking a look at their youth ranks could be beneficial towards their future.
The English Premier League is a top-heavy league in the sense that the better teams are the ones who spend the money to get the best players. Tottenham doesn't have this luxury.
They'll need to rely on their youth squad if they are going to make a run at the title within the next few years. Luckily, they have a few players with a promising future.
Here's a look at the five best players to emerge from Tottenham's youth squad.