Kyle Walker-Peters on what will help him earn a professional Tottenham contract

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One of Tottenham Hotspur's young players has been speaking about the future.

Tottenham Hotspur youngster Kyle Walker-Peters has been speaking to the FA’s official website about the upcoming FA Youth Cup semi-final second leg against Chelsea.

Tottenham’s young guns lead 2-0 from the first leg, and such has been their emergence this season, it would be no surprise if they ultimately went on to lift the trophy.

They still have a long way to go before that happens, but Walker-Peters – a 17-year-old right-back – has explained why success this season could be very important for their long-term careers at White Hart Lane.

“You want to be classed as a winner and doing that will mean a lot to all the boys,” the Spurs player said.

“A lot of us are playing for professional contracts at Tottenham, so progressing well and impressing in this competition can only help that.”

Clearly Walker-Peters has his head screwed on, and he knows the importance of impressing the Tottenham hierarchy whenever he can.

A FA Youth Cup triumph would certainly do that and having seen so many other young players break through at White Hart Lane in recent times, the next batch will be hoping to ultimately follow suit.

That said, Tottenham have plenty of right-backs already on their books, so Walker-Peters may have a bigger battle than most to ultimately achieve his dream.

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