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Tottenham midfielder Winks takes inspiration from De Jong, Modric

Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks admits he models his game on Real Madrid's Ballon d'Or Luka Modric.

Winks also takes inspiration from Barcelona ace Frenkie de Jong.

The midfielder told the London Evening Standard: “I compare myself to De Jong and Modric and I take it as a massive compliment [to hear the same from others]. But I've got a long way to go until I reach that level.

“That's how the Tottenham academy structures us as midfielders — to play in various roles.

“I like to build attacks, to be that link between defence and attack, and I feel like that's where I'm strongest. I like facing the goal rather than having my back to it."

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