Lewis Holtby gives his opinion on Tottenham Hotspur's supporters

Hamburg's German midfielder Lewis Holtby (L) and Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal (R) celebrate after the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Hamburger SV in...

Tottenham Hotspur had Lewis Holtby at White Hart Lane between 2013 and 2015.

Hamburg's midfielder Lewis Holtby celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match 1 FC Cologne v Hamburg SV in Cologne, western Germany, on August 25, 2017.

Lewis Holtby has told Premier League World, which was broadcast on BT Sport on 1st May, that Tottenham Hotspur fans were unique.

Holtby was brought to Spurs in 2013, and he only played 42 games for the Lilywhites before moving on two years later.

However, the German midfielder still feels a strong affinity towards Tottenham, because of the way the supporters at White Hart Lane treated him.

 

He said: “The first game at the Lane against Newcastle was unbelievable.

“The fans had a song for me straight away, they pulled me close. They made me feel at home straight away. That is something quite unique, I’ve never witnessed that before.”

Holtby’s move to Spurs didn’t go to plan, but he has gone on to prove his quality since.

The 28-year-old has shone in the Bundesliga, and become a regular for Hamburg.

Lewis Holtby of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring their third goal during the UEFA Europa League Group K match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and FC Anji Makhachkala at White Hart Lane on...

The German side were surprisingly relegated last term, but Holtby stuck by his club to prove his loyalty.

Tottenham, meanwhile, have progressed since Holtby left and established themselves as regulars in the Champions League now.

Spurs are currently in third place in the Premier League table, with their next match coming against Ajax on Wednesday.

Hamburg's German midfielder Lewis Holtby (L) and Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal (R) celebrate after the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Hamburger SV in...

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