Holtby hoping Fulham can defeat Tottenham

Lewis Holtby is backing Fulham to beat parent club Tottenham.

Lewis Holtby is backing Fulham to beat parent club Tottenham.

Holtby will return to White Hart Lane at the end of the season after joining Fulham on loan in January and the terms of the deal mean he cannot play in Saturday’s fixture.

“It’s a tough game for me, because I’m on loan from Tottenham but Fulham need the three points more at the moment to stay up,” he told talkSPORT. “I signed a long contract at Spurs and I was hoping to have a long future at the club. I still believe in my quality and that I can play for Tottenham.

“I was desperate to have some games. I hate being on the bench. I love being on the pitch and expressing myself and Fulham have given me the chance to play high-quality football in the Premier League.

“Every game is exciting now and we believe we can win all four of those that remain. For example, we play Stoke on May 3 and they are essentially safe, so maybe they won’t be that tense.”

 
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