Tottenham’s Andros Townsend: Last season was positive

Despite Spurs not finishing in the top four, the England winger feels the campaign should be looked at positively.

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend has stated that last season was a positive one for the club, as per the North London outfit’s official website.

The White Hart Lane team entered the 2014-15 campaign with hopes of finishing in the top four and qualifying for the Champions League.

However, Mauricio Pochettino’s men finished in fifth, were beaten in the final of the Capital One Cup by Chelsea and also suffered elimination from the Europa League at the hands of Fiorentina.

Despite Tottenham not managing to break back into England’s elite, Townsend has stated that 2014-15 should be looked at in a positive manner.

“I think 2014-15 was a positive season and hopefully a springboard for the new campaign,” the England international told the club’s official website.

“We had a new Head Coach, a new philosophy and a new team, as such. We’re a young side with players coming up from the Academy and three or four of those players have come into the squad and been regular starters like Nabil Bentaleb, Harry Kane and Ryan Mason.

“We’ve a good core of players who helped us finish fifth and reach the Capital One Cup Final, so that amounts to a positive season and it’s one we’ll look to build on next time.”

Townsend suffered an inconsistent campaign from a personal perspective, with the youth team graduate struggling to win a regular place in the Tottenham starting XI.

The Englishman was used in a squad rotation system by Pochettino, with Argentina international Erik Lamela also in the reckoning for a place on the right-hand side of the team.

Spurs will look to rebuild again this summer, with Pochettino bringing in the players he wants before fighting for a Champions League qualification berth.

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