Tottenham midfielder Oliver Skipp was praised by former Spurs player and Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp following his efficiency in opposition to Newcastle on Sunday. Nuno Espírito Santo’s males went a objective down early into the recreation at St. James’ Park, Callum Wilson heading house in the second minute. However, the away aspect shortly gained management of the recreation in midfield and scored three objectives earlier than the break. Jonjo Shelvey’s pink card and Eric Dier’s personal objective made an in any other case comfy efficiency considerably dramatic at the finish, however Spurs noticed the recreation out to take all three factors. Skipp helped his aspect take management of the recreation, with Tottenham ending the recreation with 64% possession.
The 21-year-old midfielder got here via the Spurs academy and spent final season on-loan at Norwich, incomes promotion from the Championship with the Canaries. His spectacular spell in Norfolk earned him a recall to the Tottenham first-team, the place he had already earned 15 Premier League appearances earlier than his mortgage transfer. Skipp has made 11 aggressive appearances to date this season and continues to impress. After the victory over Newcastle, Redknapp mentioned: “I feel the supervisor took a lot stick in opposition to Arsenal, the stability in the midfield was incorrect, tactically he obtained it incorrect, I feel bringing in Skipp has made a difference. “What he does so properly is he retains it easy, he passes it properly and he retains the area the place he can see if there’s a breakdown. “You want that you simply want somebody to see the different aspect of the recreation. Of course, you’ve obtained your match winners Ndombeles, Kanes, Sons however you want gamers who can maintain us so that’s what he’s executed. “He went to Norwich a boy on mortgage, did so properly, now you possibly can see he’s come again as a man, he appears to be like the half in there.”