Tottenham’s Alex Pritchard hoping for chances after new deal

Tottenham Alex Pritchard

The midfielder has signed a new deal at the club and is aiming to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Harry Kane.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Tottenham midfielder Alex Pritchard says he is looking to follow in the footsteps of Harry Kane, Ryan Mason and Nabil Bentaleb after signing his new deal.

The youngster signed a new, four-year contract wit the club on Friday that will see him stay with the cub until at least 2019.

He has returned to the club this summer after a successful loan spell with Brentford in the Championship last season and says he is aiming to become a first team regular like the aforementioned trio.

“They have all done superbly and it’s only the start for them as well,” he told tottenhamhotspur.com.

“They’ve had their chance and taken it. Hopefully I’ll get my chance and I’ll be able to take it as well. As I said, it has taken a lot of hard work and dedication from a young age to get to this point and to pull on the shirt would mean a lot.”

Is there room in the first team for Pritchard?

Given how well Pritchard performed last season, there is every chance he can secure himself a first team place in Mauricio Pochettino’s squad this year.

The Spurs squad is sorely lacking in quality wingers at this moment in time, with the likes of Andros Townsend and Erik Lamela failing to impress under the Argentine boss and Nacer Chadli looking more comfortable centrally.

There is definitely a place for Pritchard to force his way in to, and should he be able to impress it’s not hard to imagine him following in the footsteps of the like of Kane some time soon.

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