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Oliver Skipp

Discussion in 'Spurs News & Views' started by Spur of the moment, 1 Aug 2018.

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  1. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Dimitar Berbatov

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    That’s how I saw it

    We had winks as the Jorginho role and sissoko right, Skipp left. I thought Skipp was decent personally and held his own, but that’s not a view shared by everyone
     
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    LemonadeMoney Frederic Kanoute

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    So did I.
     
  3. parklane1

    parklane1 Luka Modric

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    My thoughts as well, he is 18 and has a long way to go before anyone should expect him to stand out. He did not have a great game but neither did he have a poor one.
     
  4. braineclipse

    braineclipse Andy Thompson

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    Agreed. Mostly kept things simple on the ball, but not afraid of possession, tidy and put in a decent shift defensively against a fairly good mid table PL team.

    For an 18 year old with almost no first team experience that's good enough in my book.
     
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    SteveAWOL Pat van den Hauwe

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    Raziel Paul Stalteri

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    Skipp's 3rd start in the PL, it wasn't a calamity, as long as keeps doing what he should in training we will see him again.

    My thought, this season is all bonus for the kid, next season is when we should start evaluating him a little more seriously.

    Was interesting at one point to see Eriksen spending some time giving Winks directions at a break in play, that is what players like Winks & Skipp will benefit greatly from.
     
  7. Jon

    Jon Milija Aleksic

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    Also known as the ‘getting utterly bummed every time the opposition targets you and closes you down a bit’ role?
     
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    Bedfordspurs Dimitar Berbatov

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    Winks can handle this league

    Jorginho couldn’t handle a toothbrush
     
  9. stinkfoot

    stinkfoot Gudni Bergsson

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    “He sees something in Skipp and with the Argentine's track record with young players that normally means big things are coming.”

    Agreed
     

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