Spurs assistant Cristian Stellini defends Pedro Porro after wing-back's difficult debut

Pedro Porro during his debut for Tottenham against Leicester, which the Foxes won 4-1.
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Tottenham's assistant coach Cristian Stellini has leapt to the defence of the club's most recent signing, Pedro Porro, after the Spanish wing-back endured a difficult debut in the 4-1 defeat at Leicester on Saturday.

Porro was left on the bench against Manchester City last weekend as Spurs won 1-0, but the 23-year-old replaced Emerson Royal on the right at the King Power Stadium as manager Antonio Conte returned following a recent operation.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.