‘I want to play this style of football’ – Tottenham loanee Tom Carroll delighted with Swansea goal

Tom Carroll has been speaking after his first goal for Swansea City following his loan move from Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tom Carroll has been speaking following his goal for loan club Swansea City on Saturday.

The 22-year-old scored in the 6-2 FA Cup win against Tranmere Rovers, his first goal since arriving at the Liberty Stadium and only his second in senior football.

After the success of the likes of Harry Kane and Ryan Mason at Tottenham this season, Carroll will surely be hoping he can one day replicate that. But for now his focus is solely on Swansea and their upcoming matches.

In comments published by the BBC, the Spurs loanee said, “I’ve been waiting a while for my goal and I got it today, so I’m delighted.

“I’ve come here to play Premiership (sic) football so I’d like to be playing in the next couple of games.

“When the opportunity came to join Swansea it was something I always wanted to do; to come here and play this style of football is great.”

Carroll has made 13 appearances for the Swans so far but he has been used relatively sparingly in the league, appearing for 362 minutes to date and rarely starting. But having shone against Tranmere and rarely looking out of place in the top flight, he will be hoping for a very bright 2015.

The decision will then have to be made as to whether there is a long-term future at Tottenham; a club who have shown their faith in young players but one that could have a large number of midfield options this time next season.

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