Oliver Skipp has already been tipped by Jose Mourinho as a future captain of Tottenham Hotspur [Football London].
And now former Spurs defender Pascal Chimbonda has added that he feels the identical in regards to the Hotspur Manner gem.
Okay it’s slightly extra spectacular when it comes from any person like Mourinho, given his standing within the sport.
However Chimbonda, not like the Portuguese coach, has performed the sport and if he sees management qualities within the 21-year-old midfielder, it must be taken significantly.
Skipp has performed all seven of Spurs’ Premier League video games this season however solely began 5 of them.
Right here’s what their former right-back mentioned to Spurs Web in regards to the academy star.
“Oliver Skipp has began the season very well, that’s why he deserves to be within the beginning XI. He ought to be beginning most video games as a result of he has proven how hungry he’s on the pitch when he has obtained the possibility.
“He might be a future captain but it surely’s too early to say. He could make everybody be on the similar degree as him and that’s one thing a captain does. He can drive his teammates and ensure that everybody comply with.”
It’s a reasonably poor indictment of the Lilywhites’ squad as an entire when an academy participant, with 22 Premier League video games beneath his belt, is being thought-about as their subsequent skipper.
Not that Skipp doesn’t have management qualities, which he does, however on the similar time it’s unusual that he’s seen as one of the best candidate for the armband after Hugo Lloris leaves North London.
These shouts are additionally slightly unfair on the participant himself as a result of he ought to be allowed the time and endurance to cement himself as a Tottenham common earlier than the rest.
That being mentioned, strain makes diamonds and he would possibly effectively thrive beneath the duty.
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