Tottenham news: Pundit 'amazed' by Dejan Kulusevski amid 'big' claim - 'you almost can't believe it'
Kevin Phillips is “amazed” by Tottenham winger Dejan Kulusevski and the relationship he is building with Harry Kane and Son Heung-min.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the 2000 European Golden Shoe winner “almost can’t believe” Kulusevski is just 21 years of age.
Kulusevski starred again for the Lilywhites on Saturday as they took the upper hand in the race for the top four with a 4-0 win over Aston Villa.
The Sweden international has established himself as the preferred choice alongside Kane and Son since joining from Juventus in January.
No team has score more league goals than Tottenham (34) this calendar year.
When asked for his thoughts on Kulusevski, Phillips told Football Insider‘s Dylan Childs: “He plays with such a maturity.
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“You almost can’t believe he’s 21. He plays with no fear. He plays with a freedom. Out of possession, he knows his role and in possession he is fearless.
“We see that with a lot of the top youngsters these days especially in a team that is full of confidence. Right now, Spurs are trying stuff and it’s all coming off.
“Kulusevski is an amazing player. He is already building a great relationship with Son and Kane. They are a threat for any defence in the Premier League. Kulusevski will just get better and better.
“Spurs have unearthed a gem there. He is an exciting young player with a big future in front of him, that’s for sure.”