Tottenham's Lennon studying Man Utd star Ronaldo

Aaron Lennon admits he studies the play of Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo to help his own game at Tottenham.

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"Ronaldo, for me, is the best player in the world at the moment," said Lennon. "The way he played week-in week-out for Manchester United is unbelievable and the way he has improved over the last two seasons has been amazing.

"I watch a lot of football in my spare time and try to learn off everyone, especially people like Ronaldo who play in my position.

"I don't try to copy any of his play but I look at his movement and the way he's improved his game."

While Portugal winger Ronaldo netted 23 times for United last season, Lennon contributed five for Spurs and Jol has previously spoken of how he expects his youngster to eventually be a regular goalscorer.

"There is always room for improvement," Lennon added.

"As a kid I always tried to improve on everything - movement, left foot, crossing, finishing.

"I have that expectation of me to change a game, to create a goal or score a goal. It's part of my game so I have to deal with the expectation."

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