Jurgen Klinsmann labels Tottenham a 'special' club

Head coach Jrgen Klinsmann of the United States looks on against Mexico in the first half during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier at MAPFRE Stadium on November 11, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.

The ex-Tottenham Hotspur striker is a big fan of his former club.

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States looks on after playing against New Zealand during an International Friendly at RFK Stadium on October 11, 2016 in Washington, DC. Jurgen Klinsmann 

Spurs legend Jürgen Klinsmann sat down for an exclusive interview with the club's official website, and expressed his love for his former club, labelling them as 'very, very special'.

The 53-year-old spent 18 months at White Hart Lane, during two separate spells with Tottenham, and became somewhat of a cult hero with the Spurs fans.

He scored 30 goals in 56 Premier League outings for the Lilywhites, and won the Football Writers' Player of the Year award during his first spell in north London in 1995.

NEIL RUDDOCK OF LIVERPOOL HOLDS OFF JURGEN KLINSMANN OF SPURS .LIVERPOOL V TOTTENHAM HOTSPURS IN THE QUATER FINALS OF THE F.A CUP AT ANFIELD ,LIVERPOOL. Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill

Klinsmann sat down for an exclusive interview with TottenhamHotspur.com, and opened up on his love for Spurs, delivering an impassioned message to the club's fans:

“It’s a very emotional place, because in 1994/95 I probably played my best ever football. It’s a place where I always felt there was a very deep connection between the fans and the team. It’s a club that has a community that is very special, very deep. It’s always a special feeling when I can come back here, because of the connection between people.”

23 Dec 1997:  Jurgen Klinsmann of Tottenham Hotspur in action during a training session at Tottenham Hotspurs'' training ground in London. \ Mandatory Credit: Mark Thompson

Tottenham are currently in the midst of a new era of success under the tutelage of Mauricio Pochettino, but most Spurs fans look back at the years when the Germany international was leading the line with very fond memories indeed, despite their relatively underwhelming finishes in the league table.

The Argentine has his very own modern day version of Klinsmann in the shape of Harry Kane, and the 24-year-old England international has already surpassed the individual achievements of the German.

The 53-year-old will always be considered as a legend in the white half of north London though, and rightly so.

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