Toby Alderweireld shares what Tottenham teammates have been asking him regularly of late

Tottenham's Harry Kane and Toby Alderweireld warm up before the match

The Tottenham Hotspur defender will be key to his side's hopes for success in the Europa League this season.

Middlesbrough's Adama Traore in action with Tottenham's Toby AlderweireldTottenham's Toby Alderweireld in action

Spurs' Belgian centre-back Toby Alderweireld spoke to the Sun (printed in Wednesday's edition of the newspaper on page 50) about his side's upcoming Europa League tie with Gent, and shared how his teammates have been trying to tap into his knowledge of the Belgian side in a bid to give them the upper hand for Thursday night's clash.

Mauricio Pochettino's men struggled in the Champions League earlier on in the season, and failed to qualify for the latter stages of the competition.

They now find themselves in the Europa League, and face a tricky looking trip to Gent on Thursday night for the 1st leg of their last 32 tie.

And Alderweireld explained how his Tottenham teammates have been trying to extract information from him regarding the quality of tomorrow night's opponents, printed in Wednesday's edition of the Sun on page 50:

"Everyone at Spurs has been asking me what Gent are like, and I say that they are a hard team to play against and this will be their cup final. But we will be favourites to go through."

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero in action with Tottenham's Toby AlderweireldTottenham's Toby Alderweireld

With Pochettino's men currently sitting in second position in the Premier League table, 10 points adrift of Chelsea, the Europa League and the FA Cup could very well be their best chance of bringing some silverware to White Hart Lane this season.

Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld in action with Sunderland's Jermain DefoeTottenham's Toby Alderweireld in action 

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