By Michael Brown

27th Feb, 2020 | 6:54pm

'One we can make money on' - Ex-Spurs ace drools over new Tottenham signing

Tottenham new boy Steven Bergwijn is a shrewd signing who “we can make money on”, according to Michael Brown.

Speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Russell Edge, the ex-Spurs midfielder and fan of the club explained why the Holland international is just what the team needed.

Brown explained how he had pleaded for Tottenham to bring in “seasoned £50million” stars rather than unproven youngsters who needed time to develop.

Bergwijn arrived at the end of the January window from PSV Eindhoven for a fee of around £27million.

He marked his debut in memorable fashion with a brilliant goal in a 2-0 Premier League win against champions Man City.

Asked by Football Insider if Bergwijn is the signing Tottenham needed, Brown replied: “Young, exciting, one for the future and one we can make money on.

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“I said in the summer, ‘can we have some really seasoned, experienced players at 50million quid’?

“Ndombele came in, Lo Celso on a loan which was made permanent – Ndombele, he’s one you could say he’s been brilliant at times, inconsistency, Mourinho’s dug him out over injuries, really critical regarding stamina – he needs to learn that but to be so over-
critical, I’m not sure.

“Bergwijn, what a what a start, if he can continue anywhere near that. He’s got a great technique, it’s a steady start.”

Bergwijn has made four appearances for his new club and was used at centre-forward in last weekend’s defeat to Chelsea.

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