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“I’m buzzing” – Tottenham loanee talks in detail about his successful loan spell in the Eredivisie

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Tottenham striker Troy Parrott continues his form for the national team too

Tottenham youngster Troy Parrott believes that his loan spell at the Dutch club Excelsior Rotterdam has changed his life. The Irish striker opened up his thoughts in the post-match conference after Ireland’s win over Hungary, Coming off the bench, Parrott scored a last-gasp winner at the Aviva Stadium.

The Irish player joined Excelsior last summer from Tottenham Hotspur after mixed result campaigns with some EFL clubs in the past years.

Troy Parrott’s journey in the past few years was a roller-coaster ride. He represented his nation at the age of 17 and emerged as one of the most talented youth players from this country in a number of years.

Troy Parrott signs a loan deal at Preston North End. (Image: Official PNE website)
Troy Parrott returned to N17 after the loan spell with Excelsior. (Image: Official PNE website)

The current 22-year-old also joined Tottenham Hotspur at the age of 16 with a bunch of dreams. But destiny was different from his dream, The Irish had some ups and downs in his career, as he had mixed results from various loan moves in the EFL clubs. He also couldn’t rise as expected for his country, which also made the player desperate.

At this moment, the Irish striker made his life-changing decision to move to Excelsior. As a player who only played in the UK, it was a tough call by the Parrott to join the Dutch side.

“Before I went over, I was questioning it a little bit because it’s a foreign country with a different language. I didn’t know what to expect, but as soon as I went there everyone speaks English and it’s not too different.”

said Parrott, The Irish international concluded his spell in the Dutch league with two hat-tricks in his last three appearances and also helped his club confirm its position in the 2024/25 Eredivisie.

Troy Parrott could be the next big thing at Tottenham Hotspur.
Troy Parrott could be the next big thing at Tottenham Hotspur.

“The football is different, but the lifestyle and the people are not too different…; I’ve loved it over there. It’s been everything I hoped would happen when I first decided to go over, so I’m buzzing…”
“It’s a good league, there are good teams and good stadiums, so I loved it over there…; I feel like it’s more technical over there, you have to use your brain a lot more rather than just being physical. It’s suited me and how the season has gone has shown that.”

Parrott replied when he asked about the Dutch League.

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The Irish striker has returned to the N17 after his loan spell with Excelsior. Spurs manager Ange Postecoglou may consider him in his squad for next season. His performance in the Dutch league also attracted some major clubs to sign him.

Postecoglou must not take a risk by selling Parrott in the summer, who also has 12 months left on his contract with Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs fans are waiting for Parrott’s comeback to the N17 and to witness his new spell with the Lillywhites.

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