New lads special - youngsters impress Toby
05 August 2015|Tottenham Hotspur
Toby Alderweireld has been impressed with our young guns in pre-season - and he's backing them to do the business if they are involved in our Premier League opener at Old Trafford.
The versatile defender snapped up from Athletic Madrid has got to know the squad quickly in six pre-season friendlies where the likes of Nathan Oduwa, Kyle Walker-Peters, Luke McGee, Josh Onomah, Harry Winks and Dele Alli have all featured heavily.
Dele was particularly eye-catching against Real Madrid in the Audi Cup, Josh Onomah impressed again against AC Milan and Harry Winks continued to thrive in both matches.
"We have a young team but even the younger players have a lot of experience for their age and they know what they have to do," said Toby, who has lined-up in central defence in our friendly outings.
"Everyone wants to show themselves and we want to finish as high as we can this season. That starts on Saturday.
"I’ve played a lot of big games so I know what to expect. The first game of the season is always a strange one, everybody is very excited and we’re looking forward to it."