Connect with us

ARTICLES

Former Tottenham star heaps praise on top-class Spurs star

Published

on

Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier will be like a new signing for the club, feels former midfielder Jermaine Jenas.

Tottenham Hotspur failed to sign a single player in the summer transfer window, meaning Mauricio Pochettino will go with the same squad as he had last season.

Failure to bring in fresh reinforcements saw Pochettino and Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy come under heavy criticism as our club became the first top-flight outfit since 2003 to not sign anyone during the off-season.

That being said, Spurs, however, have managed to retain the core players, with Harry Kane and Pochettino signing new contracts. Additionally, Kieran Trippier has come into the Spurs team following a fantastic World Cup campaign with England, and Jenas reckons that the right-back has returned to Tottenham as a “completely different” prospect.

“What signings do, when they come into the dressing room, is you look at each other and think ‘we’ve got one here’ it creates excitement and you raise your game a little bit,” Jenas told 90Min Football.

“They haven’t had that, but what they do have, is what I would consider a completely different Kieran Trippier, a different version of Kieran Trippier, a Kieran Trippier who was a very good player, whereas now you’ve got Kieran Trippier walking in the room, being talked about with Real Madrid and Barcelona, confident.

“It’s no different to being able to keep hold of Mauricio [Pochettino], Harry [Kane] signing a new deal, there were a lot more wins in keeping the squad of players together, I honestly think that’s what got them through that first game. If they’d had a lot of changes, they probably would have drew or got beaten.”

Tripper has really risen to prominence over the past few years, having joined Tottenham from Burnley in the summer of 2015. He was a force going forward for England in the World Cup and has returned as a much-proved player.

Read more: Jersey number taken away: Tottenham set to offload £25,000-a-week striker before European deadline

Trippier’s goal against Fulham yesterday is an example of how important he is at Tottenham. He is set to turn 28 in September, however, so Trippier will be entering the peak years of his career.

Spurs have a history of selling our players at peak value but we should simply avoid doing so from now.

Spurs Transfer News

Gerard Deulofeu of Udinese Calcio reacts during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and US Lecce at Dacia Arena on November 04, 2022 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images) Gerard Deulofeu of Udinese Calcio reacts during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and US Lecce at Dacia Arena on November 04, 2022 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)
ARTICLES38 seconds ago

Romano: Tottenham dropped interest in Spanish winger due to injury

Tottenham Hotspur dropped interest in Udinese star Gerard Deulofeu due to injury According to Fabrizio Romano, in exclusive information given...

Fabrizio Romano reveals asking price for Tottenham Hotspur target Weston McKennie. Fabrizio Romano reveals asking price for Tottenham Hotspur target Weston McKennie.
ARTICLES36 mins ago

Two players ‘decreased’ Tottenham’s possibility of signing Weston McKennie

Rodrigo Bentancur and Pape Matar Sarr played a role in Tottenham not signing Weston McKennie Tottenham Hotspur midfielders Rodrigo Bentancur...

Davinson Sanchez's future is uncertain right now. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images) Davinson Sanchez's future is uncertain right now. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
ARTICLES2 hours ago

“Contract related”- Gold says Tottenham wanted to sell this defender last month

Journo says Tottenham Hotspur wanted to sell Davinson Sanchez last month Davinson Sanchez could have been sold by Tottenham Hotspur...

Iyenoma Destiny Udogie of Italy in action during the 2022 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifier match against Sweden. Iyenoma Destiny Udogie of Italy in action during the 2022 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifier match against Sweden.
Club10 hours ago

Report highlights Spurs loanee Destiny Udogie’s frailties after Verona clash

Tottenham loanee Destiny Udogie branded ‘too soft in tackles’ According to TMW, Destiny Udogie, who is currently playing for Udinese...

Piero Hincapie of Ecuador linked with a transfer to Tottenham Hotspur. Piero Hincapie of Ecuador linked with a transfer to Tottenham Hotspur.
Club10 hours ago

Tottenham tipped to return in the summer for Bundesliga centre-back

Tottenham tipped to return in the summer for Piero Hincapie Tottenham Hotspur have been tipped with returning for talented Ecuadorian...

Tottenham Hotspur's Italian head coach Antonio Conte gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on January 15, 2023. - - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images) Tottenham Hotspur's Italian head coach Antonio Conte gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on January 15, 2023. - - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)
Club11 hours ago

Antonio Conte provides positive update following gallbladder surgery

Antonio Conte provides positive update following gallbladder surgery Antonio Conte, the manager of Tottenham Hotspur, has undergone a successful surgery...

Harry Kane reveals happiness for Tottenham Hotspur youngster Bryan Gil. Harry Kane reveals happiness for Tottenham Hotspur youngster Bryan Gil.
Club11 hours ago

Tottenham forward lifts lid on being sent out on loan in January

Tottenham Hotspur wonderkid Bryan Gil opens up on loan move to Sevilla Bryan Gil, the talented young Spanish winger who...

Arnaut Danjuma is now a Tottenham Hotspur player until the end of the season. (Image: Official Spurs Twitter account) Arnaut Danjuma is now a Tottenham Hotspur player until the end of the season. (Image: Official Spurs Twitter account)
Club11 hours ago

Tottenham chief gives verdict on Pedro Porro’s ‘quality’ after January transfer

Fabio Paratici talks about Tottenham’s January arrivals In an exclusive interview with the club’s official website, Tottenham Hotspur director Fabio...

Davinson Sanchez and Djed Spence of Tottenham Hotspur watch as Anthony Elanga of Manchester United controls the ball. Davinson Sanchez and Djed Spence of Tottenham Hotspur watch as Anthony Elanga of Manchester United controls the ball.
Club24 hours ago

Report: Tottenham Hotspur’s long-term stance on Djed Spence

Tottenham Hotspur’s long-term stance on Djed Spence after loaning him to Stade Rennais Djed Spence has left Tottenham Hotspur to...

Malachi Fagan-Walcott in action for Dundee FC. (imago Images) Malachi Fagan-Walcott in action for Dundee FC. (imago Images)
Academy News1 day ago

20-year-old failed to leave Tottenham in January due to late paperwork

Malachi Fagan-Walcott failed to join Swindon Town from Tottenham Hotspur in January due to late paperwork 20-year-old Tottenham Hotspur defender...