Jordan Archer believes training with Hugo Lloris and Brad Friedel at Tottenham Hotspur has helped him

Tottenham Hotspur's Jordan Archer believes the strength of the club's goalkeeping department has helped him.

Tottenham Hotspur youngster Jordan Archer believes that training alongside Hugo Lloris and Brad Friedel has helped him develop as a player.

Archer, who is currently on a loan spell at Northampton Town, is highly-regarded at White Hart Lane and he feels that the strength of their goalkeeping department has helped him develop.

Although he is not likely to become the number one at the Lilywhites while Lloris remains at the club, at this stage of his career, he is still grateful to the Frenchman for his help in making him a better player. 

"Hugo Lloris and Brad Friedel have helped put me in good stead," he said to Tottenham's official site. "Now it’s all about getting out there in front of fans and playing for three points.

“I was in League Two a couple of seasons ago with Wycombe so I know all about it. It is a very physical league, but it’s good experience so I can’t complain.”

Archer has established himself as first choice at Northampton, after making a slow start to his career there.

Although the 21-year-old was kept on the substitutes' bench during his initial period at the side, he has gone on to oust Matt Duke and become their starting stopper now. 

The Cobblers are currently in 17th place in League Two, after a disappointing run of form, and they know that things will have to improve if they are to meet their expectations this season.

Chris Wilder's men were considered to be one of the teams in with a chance of promotion, but they have not been able to show their class so far.

Archer still appears to be enjoying the experience, though, and he will be hoping that it helps him progress in his development before he returns to White Hart Lane this summer. 

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