Tottenham the perfect place to develop, says new signing Kevin Wimmer

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The summer signing also says he watched a lot of his new club last season, so is prepared for the Premier League.

Tottenham new boy Kevin Wimmer has told Sky Sports that he believes Tottenham is the ideal place for young players to develop.

Wimmer joined from FC Koln earlier in the month, with Spurs making him their first piece of summer transfer business.

The young Austrian is joining a Tottenham squad full of youthful talent, with the likes of Nabil Bentaleb, Ryan Mason and Harry Kane all starring for them last season, while Alex Pritchard is set to return and compete for a place after a successful spell at Brentford.

And Wimmer believes that the club will help him develop his game.

“Tottenham is a really big club with a lot of tradition and is one of the biggest clubs in England,” he said.

“I’m really looking forward to it and it’s a good place to be for young players.”

The Premier League will naturally be a completely different experience for the defender once he gets going, with many players taking time to settle and adjust to not only the change in the style of play but lifestyle as well.

Far from arriving in England blind though, Wimmer says he has been watching the Premier League for quite some time, with Tottenham and their fans of particular interest to him last season.

“I’ve been watching the Premier League ever since I was a small child and especially last season I saw a lot of Tottenham games,” he added.

“The atmosphere in the stadium was incredible and the supporters are very good and very emotional. It’s great to play in a stadium like that with the fans on your back and pushing you.”

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