Jose Mourinho tips rarely-seen midfielder to play for Spurs “for many years”
Jose Mourinho has tipped Oliver Skipp to be a Tottenham player “for many years” despite the midfielder’s lack of minutes this season.
Skipp has played just 10 minutes of Premier League football under Mourinho, coming on as a late substitute in the 5-0 thrashing of Burnley in December. He also came off the bench in the 3-1 Champions League dead rubber defeat to Bayern Munich a few days later.
In the past Mourinho has been criticised for failing to give youth a chance at his previous clubs, but he has looked to turn that reputation on its head at Manchester United and Tottenham. For example, 19-year-old, Japhet Tanganga has arguably become a first-team regular in recent weeks.
However, Skipp – who is also 19 – has not been ...
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