Nacer Chadli tells Spurs fans that he'll be even better next season

The Tottenham Hotspur and Belgium star has a history of performing best in his third season at a club.

Tottenham star Nacer Chadli has assured Spurs fans that he fully intends to come back an ever stronger player next season, according to an interview with the club's website.

Building on his debut campaign where he netted 5 times, the ex Twente star was in excellent goalscoring form under Mauricio Pochettino last season, but he is confident he can build on his total once more both when it comes to goals and assists.


“I had some good games last year and it was a positive season for me, but I can still improve a lot and I know that,” Chadli told the Tottenham website.

“I try to work every day on that and next season, I think you’ll see a better Nacer Chadli.

“I can improve in many ways. I think I can score more goals, make more assists and play better games than I did last season, even though it was a big improvement for me.

“I know what I can do and I want to show it.”

Chadli has already demonstrated an impressive honing of his talents since moving to White Hart Lane, as he scored 13 goals for the North Londoners last season, making him the club's second top scorer behind Harry Kane, but if you look into his playing history, there are encouraging signs for Tottenham fans.

Chadli has a habit of performing during his third season at a club

Interestingly, of the Belgian's two former clubs, his third season was his strongest campaign at both outfits, and suggests the 25-year-old may well be good on his word when it comes to achieving even more next season.

Chadli spent three years at first club AGOVV Apeldoorn in the Dutch second division, and also three at Twente in the Eredivisie, and in each of his final campaigns he managed to score 18 goals, the most he has ever scored in a season.

It could well be that that is the target for the Belgium international next season, score more than the 13 he managed in 2014-15 and aim to hit 18 once more.

And if he does that, it would be hard to argue against him being one of the most deadly wingers in the division.

 Nacer Chadli

Apeldoorn 2007-08 19 2
Apeldoorn 2008-09 34 9
Apeldoorn 2009-10 40 18
Twente 2010-11 50 13
Twente 2011-12 35 9
Twente 2012-13 38 18
Spurs 2013-14 34 5
Spurs 2014-15 41 13
Spurs 2015-16 ? ?

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