Ray Parlour gives verdict on Tottenham's future potential

Former footballer Ray Parlour during the press conference

Tottenham Hotspur have managed to tie down the majority of their first-team stars to new long-term deals with the club.

Speaking live on Sky Sports' programme Premier League Daily at 10:23 am on December 13th, former Arsenal star Ray Parlour shared how he believes Spurs have a bright future ahead of them, after tying down so many of their key first-team stars to new long-term deals with the club.

Mauricio Pochettino's men have actually endured heavy criticism for their performances so far this season, despite only losing twice in 15 Premier League outings.

They currently sit in fifth spot in the table, 10 points behind league leaders Chelsea, but they have had to deal with the prolonged absences of arguably their two best players - Toby Alderweireld and Harry Kane.

Tottenham's Harry KaneTottenham's Harry Kane

But Parlour, who made 470 appearances for Spurs' bitter rivals Arsenal, believes the future is bright at Tottenham, telling Sky Sports' Premier League Daily:

"It's quite a bright future at Tottenham - new stadium being built at the moment which is going to be very impressive. They've got all the young players who have signed up for long-term deals, obviously Harry Kane recently, Lloris will be the next one they have to sign up. They've got a very good squad, I love Dembele, I think he's a superb player, Dele Alli on his day is a brilliant player."

Tottenham manager Mauricio PochettinoTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

Pochettino's men face a crucial period now, as they head into Christmas and the new year, with a four-game spell consisting of very much winnable games, including back-to-back home fixtures against Hull City and Burnley respectively.

Then comes the big one on January 4th - Chelsea at home, and Spurs season could very well be defined by the outcome of that game.

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