Kieran Trippier says he loves how much he can attack in Tottenham's system.
Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier has told The Guardian that he loves playing for Mauricio Pochettino due to his tactical approach.
Trippier, 25, joined Spurs from Burnley this summer having suffered relegation with The Clarets, and whilst he featured regularly in the Premier League last term, he hasn't played quite so much this year.
With Kyle Walker maintaining his role as Tottenham's first choice right back, former Manchester City defender Trippier has played just three games this season, and none of those have come in the Premier League.
Regardless, Trippier is an important member of the Spurs squad, providing cover and competition for Walker in the Tottenham defence, something he hasn't always had at White Hart Lane.
Now, Trippier has told The Guardian that, with so many talented young players in the squad, this could be Tottenham's time to shine - and added that he loves playing under Pochettino due to his tactical approach, which features attacking full backs.
"He wants the full-backs to push forward and play like wingers," Trippier said. "I love that. I’m a modern-day full-back and I want to get up there and sling crosses in for my team-mates. There are so many good, young players here and there is a feeling in the dressing-room that this is our time."
With Danny Rose and Ben Davies competing at left back, and Trippier challenging Walker on the right hand side, Pochettino has a number of full backs at his disposal, all of which have Premier League experience - and that shows just how important those positions are to Pochettino and this Spurs team.