Vorm speaks on how young players can improve at Tottenham Hotspur

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Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Michel Vorm suggests that the club's younger players can benefit from both good and bad results at White Hart Lane.

 

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Michel Vorm has told the club's official website that he looks to help the younger players at the club with their development within the first-team squad.

 

Throughout this season, boss Mauricio Pochettino has received praise for his willingness to field several of the club's academy prospects in the FA Cup and Europa League, as well as his use of the British players in the senior setup.

 

That continued on Sunday afternoon as Joshua Onomah was handed his fifth start - and 14th appearance in total - of the season against Crystal Palace, while Harry Winks and Luke McGee were unused substitutes on the bench.

 

Despite Spurs falling to a 1-0 defeat, Vorm has stressed that the young contingent can take the positives from the experience, while he has spoken of conversations that he has had with Onomah and academy goalkeeper Tom Glover.

 

Vorm said: "I said to Josh, I thought he played well against Crystal Palace and he’s really improved this season. Younger players have to learn from it, that’s so important for the future.

“I was only speaking to Toni Jimenez (goalkeeping coach) about something similar the other day with young Tom Glover, he went away with us in the Europa League and it’s great for the young players to be on a European away trip and then back to play again on Sunday.

"It’s always a better experience when you win but losing is also part of the game."

Since moving to North London in 2014, Vorm has been understudy to Hugo Lloris, but an injury to the Frenchman has seen the former Swansea City stopper step in between the sticks for the last two games.

The 32-year-old is again expected to feature when Spurs host Fiorentina in the Europa League on Thursday night.

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