Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho and his Spurs coaches believe that young midfielder Oliver Skipp will be Premier League-ready in ‘a season or two’ according to Football Insider.
Skipp is currently out on loan with Championship side Norwich City, and has been a regular in their starting XI so far this season.
The midfielder has made 11 appearances for the Canaries so far this term, as they sit third in the second-tier standings after their opening 11 matches of this year’s campaign.
Skipp has made 23 appearances in total for Spurs’ first-team, and Football Insider have revealed that the 20-year-old could be ready to step into the starting XI in the future.
Mourinho has already labelled Skipp as a ‘future Tottenham captain‘, and the Spurs boss will be hoping that the midfielder can build on some impressive showings this term.
The Canaries beat Swansea City 1-0 in their last match, with Marco Stiepermann’s late goal proving to be the difference between the two sides.
Skipp and his Norwich City team-mates are set to return to action after the international break, when they take on an in-form Middlesbrough side, in what is certain to be a tricky test against Neil Warnock’s side.
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I think he’s got a big future ahead of him.
Skipp certainly needed a loan spell away from Spurs this season, and a move to a club that are challenging for promotion in Norwich City is a decent move.
He’ll be eager to prove himself as the season progresses as well, and I think he’s more than capable of challenging for a spot in the Spurs first-team in the near future.
I’m not surprised in the slightest to hear that Jose Mourinho has high hopes for the midfielder.