Tom Glover comments on training with senior Tottenham players, claims Pochettino is impressed by him

Tottenham goalkeeper Tom Glover has been training with the senior team.

Speaking to Australian media outlet The Leader, young goalkeeper Tom Glover has commented on training with the first-team, having earned Pochettino’s respect with youth team displays.

The 17-year-old stopper said: “They [the first-team players] give me advice. If I let a bad goal in for example, they're never putting me down. They bring me back up. They're good guys as well: no one is cocky. They're all humble and they all talk to you.

“He’s [Pochettino] seen me play. He watched me against Chelsea. I heard from the youth team manager he was really impressed.”

Glover only moved to Spurs’ academy full-tim in August 2014, but became a regular fixture in the youth ranks, and travelled with the Lilywhites on their post-season tour of Malaysia and Australia.

He helped the North Londoner’s Under-18 side to the FA Youth Cup semi-final, where they lost to Chelsea, who eventually went on to win the trophy.

He is already a regular youth international for Australia, and big things are expected of him. Glover will be hoping to establish himself at Under-18 level next term, as well as starting to break into Under-21 level.

He is clearly thought of highly by Pochettino, and a solid season at youth level next term could see Glover start to break through into the Spurs first-team in the coming seasons.

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