Ben Davies says he's become a man at Spurs - and does his own ironing for the first time

The Tottenham Hotspur full-back has been discussing his move to north London.

Tottenham left-back Ben Davies says he's become a man since moving to White Hart Lane and has even taken to doing his own ironing - for the first time in his life, according to the Sunday Mirror.

Indeed, the 22-year-old believes he has matured, toughened up and settled since joining Tottenham - and that may well be paying dividends with the Welshman a first-team regular this campaign.

Davies is quoted as saying by the Mirror: "I have toughened up and I'm much more settled now. I was all right cooking before but ironing was the one I struggled on.

"I’d never ironed my own clothes before - it had always been done for me. So when I came to Tottenham I had to learn how to do that. And I tell you, I’m not bad now.

"I am really settled up here in London now. I live with my girlfriend, my family come up and visit and my sister is in uni in London as well, so it’s good."

Surprise star

After Danny Rose's breakthrough campaign at White Hart Lane last season, many expected the Tottenham left-back to continue as Mauricio Pochettino's first choice this time around.

But the 25-year-old has barely had a look in. A lot of that has been to do with Rose's fitness, as well as the odd poor performance.

Most of it, however, is to do with Davies keeping him out of the Spurs side, which has come as a surprise to many supporters in north London. The Welshman will no doubt want to impress at his old club Swansea City on Sunday afternoon - and continue holding down his spot in the back four thereafter.

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