Tottenham's Clinton N'Jie explains how he's trying to impress Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur new boy Clinton N'Jie is working hard in training to show Mauricio Pochettino that he is ready for a first-team start.

Clinton N'Jie has told London 24 that he is giving his all in training to break into Tottenham Hotspur's first-team. 

The summer signing is yet to make a start for the Lilywhites since signing from Lyon, in a transfer valued at £12 million by the Telegraph, with all four of his appearances so far coming off the substitutes' bench. 

However, he is hoping that he will get 90 minutes in the near future, as he returns to fitness after suffering an injury in pre-season. 

"The Europa League is a good competition, but [getting into the first-team] will depend on the coach," Njie said. "I am doing my best on the training ground to make my way into the team, and to give my best. I think, little be little, I'm going to get fitter. Everything is going well."

N'Jie could make his first start for Tottenham in their match against Monaco in the Europa League on Thursday evening, and it could be the perfect opportunity for him to impress.

The 22-year-old will be familiar with Monaco's team, having played Ligue 1 football for the entirety of his career before making a move to White Hart Lane, and he should feel comfortable in that environment. 

So far the rapid wideman's cameo appearances have been reasonably impressive, with his desire to run at defenders catching the eye.

Competition for places at Spurs is fierce at the moment, though, with the side in such good form, and breaking into the starting line-up looks to be a big challenge for any player on the fringes of the squad. 

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