As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Tottenham U21 coach Burnett delighted with kids progress

Tottenham U21 coach Wayne Burnett is delighted with the progress of his young players.

Burnett believes his talented young stars are at the best place to develop following a 4-0 drubbing of League 1 side Gillingham in their latest Checkatrade Trophy tie.

Goals from Jack Roles, Paris Maghoma, Jaden Brown and a late penalty from Dylan Duncan earned the result.

"We have a brilliant manager at this football club who gives players an opportunity," Burnettt said. "You can be a wonderful football player but if you're not given the opportunity it doesn't matter how good you are.

"So we're fortunate we have a manager that's willing to give players and young players an opportunity.

"We've got a very very young team so I can't say whether they're good enough, I can't answer that, all I can say is that they can continue to grow and develop and they're at a fantastic football club to enable that to happen.

"Where the future lies who knows, but they'll continue to get the very best opportunity and they've got a wonderful platform to try and make that happen."

Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!

Video of the day:

About the author

Paul Vegas

Have your say

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free