Report: Pochettino 'hugely impressed' by Spurs loanee; will be involved next season

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has been keeping a close eye on Alex Pritchard's progress at Brentford.

The Daily Mail report that Mauricio Pochettino has been 'hugely impressed' by the performances of Alex Pritchard during his loan spell at Brentford.

Pritchard has been one of the Bees' key players this season, and Pochettino has become an admirer of the youngster's talents.

The Argentine boss is now looking forward to working with the 21-year-old and, according to the Mail, will include him in Spurs' first team plans in 2015/16.

Is Pritchard good enough to make an impact at White Hart Lane?

Pritchard may have made an impression at Championship level, but he will be taking a considerable step up if he is to play in Tottenham's first-team.

The attacking midfielder has been on a number of loan spells throughout his career and always caught the eye, but this will be his biggest challenge yet.

Pritchard certainly has the ability to impress at White Hart Lane if given the chance, though.

A natural dribbler and a regular goalscorer, the England youth international is a threat and will be looking to prove himself as another useful outlet for Spurs.

Tottenham have a number of attacking options, but the likes of Nacer Chadli, Erik Lamela and Andros Townsend have all been inconsistent and the task for Pritchard will be to prove that he can offer more to Pochettino's side than any of the aforementioned trio.

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