TOTTENHAM star Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has been one of the best defensive midfielder within the Premier League this season, based on Glenn Hoddle.
The Spurs star – who joined in the summertime from Southampton for £18m – has been in excellent type thus far this marketing campaign.
Glenn Hoddle has hailed Tottenham midfielder Pierre-Emile HojbjergCredit score: Getty
The 25-year-old Denmark worldwide has helped Jose Mourinho’s males to fourth within the desk and a cost on the Premier League title.
And Spurs legend Hoddle believes he has been the catalyst for his or her excellent begin – and is an extension of his supervisor on the pitch.
The Amazon Prime Video pundit mentioned: “He is an absolute traditional Jose Mourinho participant. He wanted a participant like him in midfield.
“Early on within the season, I wasn’t positive what he was going to do, was he going to be an out-and-out stopper?
“He is higher than that. He makes use of the ball very well, he retains it easy and is aware of what his attributes are.
“For that fashion of participant, he is method forward of anybody within the league this 12 months. He is enjoying fantastically nicely and drops into the again 4.
“He protects the centre-halves. He has been excellent with and with out the ball.
He added: “The one standards he has bought, which goes out of the sport, is he is a real chief on the pitch.
“He’ll inform individuals the place to go, he’ll boss them about, he is a winner, you possibly can see that. He is virtually like an annoying winner.
“He asks for each sort out, each foul, each throw-in, even when he is aware of it is not theirs, however that is what you do as a professional.
“He is bought that need and successful mentality. I see him as Jose’s little little bit of an extension onto the pitch.
“I do know Lloris is the captain, however I see him because the driving pressure of the crew, and bossing individuals about.
“For the time being, he is enjoying nicely himself, however I do not suppose it will matter to him whether or not he is enjoying good, unhealthy or detached.
“He would nonetheless boss individuals round and that is the signal of excellent management.”
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