Harry Winks set himself big Tottenham target one year ago, he's still falling short

Harry Winks of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur (not pictured) scored their sides first goal during the UEFA Champions League group H match between...

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks still has room to improve.

Harry Winks of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur (not pictured) scored their sides first goal during the UEFA Champions League group H match between...

Harry Winks' rise to the top has been phenomenal over the past year.

He made his first Premier League start 13 months ago, and has since established himself as a regular, starring in the Champions League, and playing his way into the England squad.

So far so good, but Winks has high standards, and there is one promise on which he is yet to deliver.

Harry Winks of Spurs in action during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium on October 14, 2017 in London, England.

One year ago Winks told the Hertfordshire Mercury that he needed to become a more well rounded player, and contribute more offensively.

He said: "I still believe I need to score more. I want to be an all-round midfield player and part of that is scoring goals and getting assists.

“The manager has been putting me into games, which has been brilliant. I’ve been loving it but I need to keep working hard and keep improving.”

Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Harry Winks (C) tries to chip the ball past Real Madrid's Spanish goalkeeper Kiko Casilla during the UEFA Champions League Group H football match...

A year on, and this is an aim on which Winks is still falling some way short.

This season Winks has precisely zero goals, and zero assists in a total of 17 club appearances.

Last season it wasn't spectacular either, with one goal and one assist in 27 games.

Winks' role does not require him to play the final ball, or score the goals, but its clearly an area he can improve on.

Once he starts adding to this part of his game, he will become a very scary prospect for the opposition to deal with.

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