Spurs defender Kevin Wimmer feels he can improve alongside the quality at White Hart Lane

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The Austria international is optimistic that he will flourish alongside all the other talented young players at Tottenham.

Kevin Wimmer has been talking to the club's website about how happy he is with his move to Tottenham, and why he feels he will be a success at White Hart Lane.

The Austrian defender was the club's first signing this summer when he signed from Cologne in May, and it was a move that was long in the pipeline, with Spurs being linked with the 22-year-old much earlier in the season and rumoured to have completed a deal as early as March according to the Guardian.

And appraising his new teammates, the centre back has praised the quality at the club, while emphasising how confident he is at settling in quickly and going on to improve further while in North London.

“I’ve looked at the squad and there are a lot of young players, very good players and this will help me in my personal development,” Wimmer told the Spurs website.

“I think I can get better and better and I’m really looking forward to joining the team.

“I know I will fit in well from the first training session and I’ll try to learn as much as I can from the other players.

“For me, it’s good that there are so many young players at the Club – it will be easy to fit in.”

Wimmer does indeed fit into the club's policy of recruiting talented young players, joining 24-year-old Kieran Trippier and 21-year-old DeAndre Yedlin as individuals that joined in 2015.

Big changes in defence

With Spurs having one of the worst goals against records in the division last season, it is not a surprise that Mauricio Pochettino is looking to make adjustments to the squad. It is likely that several of the club's existing members will be offloaded this summer, with central defenders Vlad Chriches and Younes Kaboul very much out of favour for much of the season.

With Wimmer and Trippier coming in, and more signings likely to be on the way, there is every chance the club's eight or so defenders for the start of next season will have seen vast changes compared to the players that were registered for the start of the last campaign.

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