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Four players who left Tottenham in the summer and are impressing at new clubs, including Lewis Holtby and Roberto Soldado

Jordan Archer, Lewis Holtby, Ryan Fredericks and Roberto Soldado have all impressed following their departure from Tottenham Hotspur this summer.

After Tottenham Hotspur's impressive start to the Premier League season, we take a look at four players released or sold by Mauricio Pochettino this summer following suit and earning the plaudits at their new clubs. 

Jordan Archer - Goalkeeper - Millwall 

Although never considered a contender for a first-team spot at White Hart Lane, Archer has gone on to prove that he does have a lot of ability despite being released by the club at the end of last season. 

After sitting on the bench for the first three games, the former Scotland under-21 international forced himself into the first-team picture and quickly established himself as the number one goalkeeper.

He has gone on to earn the plaudits from the fans for his performances and will now look to keep his place in the side for the rest of the season despite heavy competition for the starting role.


Lewis Holtby - Midfielder - Hamburg

Arguably Holtby was never given a fair chance at Spurs under Pochettino, and now the former Germany under-21 captain is going a long way in proving that could well be a mistake. 

Following an impressive loan spell last season, Holtby made his move to Hamburg permanent in the summer and has made further improvements to his performances. In fact, according to the Bundesliga's official twitter page, he has covered more ground than any other player in the German top flight. 

If he continues to impress, while helping Hamburg to a Champions League spot, it could prove to be a costly mistake by Pochettino not to give him more of a chance. 

Ryan Fredericks - Defender - Fulham

The former England youth international played a key role in Fulham's heavy win over local rivals Queens Park Rangers last Friday as he continues to star in the Cottagers rise into the Championship's top-half.

Following his move from Spurs to Bristol City in early August, the former Boro loanee was on the move again and joined up with Fulham just before the transfer window slammed shut. Nevertheless, despite the quick turnaround in cluba, Fredericks has quickly settled into West London and shown that he could be a key component in the club's rise back to the Premier League. 

He now needs to establish himself ahead of former Swansea City defender Jazz Richards in Kit Symons' side, but the signs look promising after his impressive full debut for the club.

Roberto Soldado - Striker - Villarreal

Soldado's return to form has been well documented by both British and Spanish press as he goes about revitalising his tarnished reputation back in his homeland. 

After two goals in his first two games, Soldado has failed to hit the net in his last three appearances. However, he has contributed with some assists, most notably in his last match against Atletico Madrid where his side came away 1-0 winners. 

Nevertheless, the Spaniard's future at White Hart Lane looked bleak so even if he does go on to become a success in Spain, it always looked unlikely he would ever reproduce the same form in England.

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