During his career, King also had opportunities to move to bigger clubs.
"Thereâ€™s nothing better than to try to propel your club to be one of the best,â€ť King, who is now an ambassador for Spurs, told the London Evening Standard. â€śIt is one thing to leave and play for one of the so-called best teams but, for me, the satisfaction is to improve your own team and make it the best. Thatâ€™s how I feel Gareth will look at it.
â€śGareth is a good guy, heâ€™s a family kind of guy. Heâ€™s got good friends at Tottenham and I think thatâ€™s the difference from some of the other players [who left]. Hopefully, that keeps him here.
â€śThere were little situations in my career but I was always happy at ÂTottenham and throughout my time as a player, I always thought they were showing signs of progressing. I felt a responsibility to push the club in the right direction and itâ€™s a similar thing for Gareth.
â€śHeâ€™s happy at the club and he will see that theyâ€™re moving in the right direction. Hopefully, that will be enough to keep him.â€ť