A look at the Spurs youngsters in the squad to face Benfica

Milos Veljkovic. Photo: PA

Injuries have blighted Tottenham's squad for the Europa League last-16 second-leg at Benfica, meaning Tim Sherwood has had to name seven players yet to make their first-team debut.

Press Association Sport's Simon Peach looks at the young lads being thrown in at the deep end.

Jordan Archer (goalkeeper, 20) Scotland Under-21s international, who spent a loan spell with Wycombe last season. Joined the club's academy ranks in 2009.

Luke McGee (goalkeeper, 18) Made more appearances for Spurs' Under-18s side than any other player last season, featuring 19 times in league action.

Alexander McQueen (defender, 18) A speedy right-back capable of playing at centre-half.

Connor Ogilvie has represented England at youth level. Credit: PA

Milos Veljkovic (defender, 18) The Switzerland-born Serbia Under-19s international is highly-rated, with the ability to play in defence and midfield.

Dominic Ball (defender, 18) The centre-back is a Northern Ireland youth international, who has featured for the Under-21s.

Connor Ogilvie (defender, 18) An England youth international, he can play at centre-back and left-back.

Harry Winks (midfielder, 18) A versatile midfielder who won rave reviews with Spurs' Under-18s last season.

Joshua Onomah (midfielder, 16) Central attacking midfielder from Enfield, who has represented at England Under-17s level.