Holtby: Spurs senior players keeping Townsend grounded
He is likely to return against Hull tomorrow after being rested for Thursday's 2-0 Europa League win at FC Sheriff in Moldova.
Holtby said: "Andros is a national hero and we are all very pleased for him.
"But he is a young guy and we have been telling him there could be some rocky paths ahead.
"Being a footballer is a long journey and you have to be ready for the bumpy parts."
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