Glenn Hoddle explains what makes Spurs' Ryan Mason so special

Tottenham Hotspur hero enthusiastic about Mason's display.

Former Tottenham Hotspur legend Glenn Hoddle has praised midfield star Ryan Mason.

Mason struck a crucial equaliser with Spurs 1-0 down to Nottingham Forest, to set them on their way to a 3-1 victory.

Hoddle told SkySports: "He looks a confident lad, I like the way in his play, the way he looks forward.

"His first thought is can I play, can I hurt the other team, can I go forward, and he hits movement, and he looked forward there when he struck a beautiful strike."

His praise was echoed by co-pundit Jermaine Jenas, a former star for both Tottenham and Forest.

Jenas: "He's so creative. I know he can do this, and it was great to see him deliver. I just hope now that he gets a chance.

"He played better in 25 minutes than the other two or three that were in there and what a fantastic strike that was."

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