Tottenham Hotspur defender Cristian Romero was praised after his impressive performance against Leicester City which earned his team-mates a new moniker
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Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min has shared Cristian Romero’s vital role in the club’s dressing room.
Romero has become a key tooth in Spurs’ defense following his signing from Atalanta last summer. And his importance on the pitch was fully demonstrated again as Spurs held their own in the race Champions League Qualification won 3:1 leicester city on Sunday.
son Heung-min gave him a special mention after defeating the Foxes as he revealed how Romero “changes everything” behind the scenes at the club. And following his impressive performance, Dejan Kulusevski revealed the fitting new moniker his team-mates have given the centre-back.
And the role of Dane Scarlett in the club next season has surfaced.
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Scarlett’s role in the next season
Dane Scarlett is reportedly set to be loaned out next season.
Spurs are looking to loan the young forward out so he can gain vital first-team experience to help his development, football.london reports. Spurs are expected to sign a forward to support Harry Kane, meaning Scarlett may be offered even fewer opportunities to break into the first-team if he opts to stay at the club rather than accept a loan move.
He could be heading for the Championship, although it is said a move to League One could suit the 18-year-old better.
Romero’s new nickname
Spurs winger Dejan Kulusevski has come up with a new nickname for his team-mate Cristian Romero after the defender’s impressive performance against Leicester City.
The Argentina international delivered one of his best performances in a Spurs shirt, proving both solid at the back and regularly pushing forward to offer his team-mates another option in the last third. Romero earned the nickname “Cuti” as a youth because he had trouble saying “Cristian.”
And Kulusevski took to social media after the Leicester game, combining Romero’s current moniker with a new one as he dubbed the centre-back ‘Cuti Beckenbauer’ to praise his team-mate, football.london reports.
Son praises teammates
Spurs striker Son Heung-min was also full of praise for Cristian Romero after beating Leicester City.
But while Romero put on an impressive performance for Spurs on the pitch, it was his work behind the scenes that Son wanted to highlight. The South Korean said his team-mate is “trying really hard to want to talk to everyone, it brings us all closer and that changes everything”.
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