Tottenham Hotspur ace Tanguy Ndombele compares Premier League with top flight in France

Tanguy Ndombele of Tottenham in action during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Olympiacos FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Karaiskakis Stadium on September 18, 2019 in Piraeus,...

The Tottenham Hotspur summer signing has done well for Mauricio Pochettino and co since his arrival to the Premier League.

Tanguy Ndombele of Tottenham celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on...

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tanguy Ndombele has given his thoughts on the differences between the Premier League and the French top flight (official Spurs website).

The Spurs summer signing, brought to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium from Lyon, admitted the English top flight is more intense, quicker and a "bigger fight out there" to which he feels he must still adapt.

Ndombele made an instant impact at Tottenham, scoring on his debut to help Mauricio Pochettino's side claim a 3-1 win over Aston Villa on the Premier League's opening day, and also registered an assist in his second game, the 2-2 draw with Manchester City.

 

The 22-year-old was then sidelined by a hamstring injury which forced him to miss the next two league games, but after impressing off the bench against Liverpool, he then started against Everton and Red Star, so he's very much back on course.

As well as discussing the differences between his former league and his current one, Ndombele claimed that the club and fans have not seen the best of him yet, comments which have gone down well amongst the Spurs faithful.

"I’m at a stage where I’m getting used to the play here and trying my best match after match to put into practice the work I’m doing on the training ground," he told the Spurs website. "Little by little, I’ll improve but one thing I can say is that Tottenham haven’t seen the best of me yet. Hopefully that will come in time.

Tanguy Ndombele of Tottenham in action during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on August 10, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

"It’s a big change for me in comparison with France. There is a lot more intensity, it’s a bigger fight out there and I know that’s something I’ve got to adapt to. The game just goes quicker in general, forward and backwards, and there are less breaks in play.

"I feel better and better with every game I play and over the course of the season I hope that I’ll continue to progress and that the club will see the absolute best of me as quickly as possible."

Up next for Spurs is the Premier League meeting with Sheffield United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

A general view of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium home stadium of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium...

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