COMMENT By Derek Smithson
Tottenham youngster Kyle Walker-Peters should be banging on the door of manager Mauricio Pochettino and demanding a loan move next season.
The 20-year-old is a highly rated talent at the north London club and recently helped England’s Under-20s side win the World Cup.
The defender played during the nation’s 1-0 victory over Venezuela in the final, reminding his club side Spurs of the huge potential he has.
Walker-Peters is yet to make a first-team appearance for the club and a loan move is exactly what he needs to continue his development.
The right-back, who can also be used as left sided full-back, is unlikely to get a look in anytime soon in Mauricio Pochettino’s squad.
Pochettino is keen to develop young players into his side, but the likes of Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker, Danny Rose and Ben Davies are the senior full-back options.
Spurs youngsters can be encouraged by the fact that academy graduate Harry Winks burst into the senior side and there are several more talented players waiting to follow in his path.
Walker-Peters would be a brilliant fit for most Championship sides and it would give him the vital experience of playing every week, something that Harry Kane did earlier in his career.
He would surely have lots of suitors after his performances for England’s youth side and is a very athletic full-back.
In other Tottenham transfer news, European giants are eyeing the club’s £95,000-a-week senior player.