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“Class player” – Journalists claim Spurs have a youngster who is ‘better’ than their summer signing

By Mehdi Gokal -

According to journalists Jack Pitt-Brooke and Charlie Eccleshare, young defender Alfie Dorrington has been garnering significant attention within Tottenham Hotspur for his promising talent.

In addition to several other talented youngsters within the club, including Jamie Donley, Will Lankshear, Ashley Phillips, and Alfie Devine, Dorrington stands out as a player highly rated by those within Tottenham.

During an episode of The View from The Lane Podcast, Pitt-Brooke and Eccleshare discussed Dorrington’s potential, highlighting his impressive skill set.

“The other one we haven’t mentioned is Alfie Dorrington,” Pitt-Brooke said. “He hasn’t had the same experience Phillips has, but I gather he’s very highly rated in the building and maybe better on the ball than Phillips is one theory I’ve heard.”

“He’s really highly thought of,” Eccleshare added. “He’s injured at the moment which is a shame for him, but yeah he’s supposedly a class player, really good on the ball.”

Despite the praise, breaking into Tottenham’s first team may prove challenging for Dorrington, given the competition in the defensive ranks.

With established defenders like Micky van de Ven and Romero, alongside recent signings like Radu Dragusin and impending arrival Luka Vuskovic, Dorrington faces stiff competition for a starting role.

While Dorrington’s talent is undeniable, earning regular first-team minutes amidst such competition will require something exceptional.

Nonetheless, Tottenham remain committed to nurturing young talent, and Dorrington’s progress will be closely monitored as he continues his development within the club.

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