Ben Davies has been pictured testing his ball skills out with his new Tottenham Hotspur team-mates today.
The left-back, who completed a move to Spurs from Swansea City last week, was shown doing a training drill, which Mauricio Pochettino had set-up to, to test out his players’ close control.
Davies has clearly wasted no time settling in with his new team-mates and says that the aim at White Hart Lane will be to breach the top four spaces this season.
“Everyone at Spurs has been great with me and it’s been pretty easy to settle in,” he said to Wales Online.
“As a player you want to try to play at the highest level you can, and at Spurs the manager wants us to get into the Champions League.
“It’s not going to be easy, but that’s the target and that’s something that would be great to achieve.”
It is good news for the Spurs management and fans that Davies is settling in well, too, as he will be expected to make an impression straight away.
The 21-year-old is likely to be Pochettino’s first-choice left-back for the upcoming season as the Argentine hopes to have finally found a solution to their problem position.
Last season Spurs used Jan Vertonghen, Kyle Naughton, Danny Rose and Zeki Fryers at left-back, but none of the quartet appeared fully comfortable and Pochettino prioritised bringing in a player who could fill that gap in his squad after being appointed.
Davies was that man and now the pressure will be on him to recreate the form that he showed at Swansea.
At the Welsh club, Davies excelled establishing himself as one of the club’s top talents and he will now be looking to develop even further with more quality players around him.