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Tottenham boss Nuno says Bergwijn will start at Vitesse: We need Stevie

Tottenham boss Nuno says Steve Bergwijn will start tonight in the Europa Conference League against Vitesse Arnhem.

Nuno confirmed Dutch flyer Bergwijn will start on his return to his homeland after recovering from injury.

The Spurs boss said: “Stevie started the season very very well. Very, very well. Unfortunately he got injured in the national team and since then he's struggled again.

“Now he's getting back and it's about getting him fitter, stronger, faster because he's a very talented player. Very talented player. Unique inside our squad.

“He has things that really can really help us. He's fantastic in 1v1, offensive, he's fast, he gives us speed. He gives us depth.

“We need Stevie. I repeat myself: we need Stevie."

Bergwijn said: “When I played in Holland, Vitesse was always difficult to play, especially at their stadium. They like to play football and they always have good players.

“It's not going to be an easy game but we are Tottenham so we need to win and I think we have enough quality."


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