Parkerâ€™s arrival put more pressure on central midfield places with Luka Modric and Sandro also excelling again, so it's full credit to Livermore that he made 38 appearances in all competitions.
â€œObviously Scott coming here added competition," Livermore told the Spurs website. "However, I think itâ€™s made me a better player, staying here, learning from him and playing alongside him.
â€œHeâ€™s taught me all about the timing of closing down, the timing of pressing and when to sit off and get into a shape.
"Theyâ€™re little things you pick up on, little things that perhaps you canâ€™t put your finger on and explain, but training with him and all the other players as well, day-in day-out, is the best education possible."