Tottenham midfielder Holtby: I thought Sherriff was in Northern Ireland!

Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby is looking forward to the experience of playing Europa League opponents FC Sherriff.

Holtby admits he hadn't heard of Spurs' opponents when the draw was first made.

He said: “When the draw was made I didn’t know where it was, to be honest. I thought they were from Northern Ireland.

“I only heard of it 20 minutes before we arrived. I got told it was a country within Moldova.

“That’s a new one on me but a good ­experience to take with me and it has ­improved my geography.

“I can tell my grandchildren that I played in a part of Moldova that isn’t Moldova.”

 
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