Alex Pritchard thanks his Tottenham Hotspur teammates for their support

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Alex Pritchard has only made one appearance for Tottenham Hotspur so far this season.

Alex Pritchard has told Tottenham Hotspur’s official website that his teammates at White Hart Lane have all been great while he has been on the treatment table.

Pritchard has made just one substitute appearance so far this season, and he underwent surgery on a troublesome ankle back in October.

The 22-year-old has understandably found it frustrating sitting on the sidelines, but he says he has received welcome support from the other players at Tottenham.

"The form of the lads has been exceptional and they've been great with me as well," Pritchard said. "They’ve all been speaking to me every day and telling me not to worry, reassuring me that I’ll be back playing again soon.

"Of course, I’m very happy for the boys to be doing so well but on the other hand I find myself sitting there in the physio room watching them playing on the pitch and thinking ‘that's where I want to be.’

"My goal is to return fit, be a better player and play more games in the Premier League."

Pritchard is expected to return to Tottenham’s squad in the new year, and his comeback will be great news for Mauricio Pochettino.

The 22-year-old looks set to offer Spurs another attacking outlet when he does make it back to full fitness, and he should thrive in the current system the Lilywhites have deployed.

Pritchard’s injury has been especially frustrating for him, as he was expected to have such a big role to play this season.

The England youth international was tipped to become a first team regular, after an impressive season at Brentford on loan during the 2014/15 campaign, but he will now have to make up for lost time when he does make it off the treatment table.

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