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Road To The Lane With Lewis Holtby

A detailed timeline on the route our current players have taken from day one on their way to Tottenham. This month we feature our German international midfielder LEWIS HOLTBY.

road-to-the-lane-1-december1990 - Born on September 18 in Erkelenz to a German mother and English father, a former British soldier from Liverpool. Erkelenz is a medium-sized town in the Rhineland, nine miles south-west of Monchengladbach.

1994 - At the age of just four, he is already showing such promise that he joins local side Sparta Gerderath.

2001 - When he is 11 he moves to Borussia Monchengladbach where he continues his youth career.

2004 - Lewis is released by ‘The Foals’ but immediately moves to Aachen to join Alemannia’s youth set-up.

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