Danny Mills: Tottenham wouldn't want to play the whole season with this duo in their team
By Harvey Byrne
BBC pundit and former Premier League full-back Danny Mills believes Tottenham would not want to go through the season with Kieran Trippier and Ben Davies in their team.
The pair lined up against Arsenal at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon with usual first choice Kyle Walker on the bench, while Danny Rose sat out through injury.
Both Rose and Walker are considered among the best in the English top-flight and would be hard for many to step in for.
However, Mills was particularly scathing of the display of both Trippier and Davies, despite the win and clean sheet against the Gunners, claiming Spurs wouldn’t want them in their team for the whole season.
“Spurs wouldn’t want to play the whole season with Ben Davies and Kieran Trippier as full-backs. Danny Rose and Kyle Walker have been exceptional. They are two players the club has to keep hold of,” told Mills, as quoted by the BBC match blog (4.51pm).
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Davies has played in 19 of Tottenham’s 34 league matches this season, returning just the one assist.
Meanwhile, Trippier has featured nine times, providing three himself.
The pair have certainly played a part in Spurs’ so far successful league campaign which sees them sit four points behind leaders Chelsea with four matches left and despite not wanting them to feature too regularly, supporters will certainly agree they’ve proved adequate cover.
In other Tottenham news, Spurs fans blasted the decision to omit 26-year-old from the line-up against Arsenal.