Striker Peter Crouch is determined to remain with Tottenham Hotspur and has urged midfielder Luka Modric to do likewise.
Crouch said: “You know you are competing for things and I know I will get my fair share of games. I know the manager has put a lot of faith in me. If I’m here I know I’m going to get chances to play.”
“I think he might have been a bit concerned about which way it would go but he got a great reception,” Crouch said on Modric.
“It certainly makes it harder for Luka that the fans are right behind him. He knows the fans love him and hopefully he can stay here for as long as he can.
“We all want him to stay. He’s going off for international duty and we were saying: ‘Make sure we see you on Thursday’. He is a top player. We love him at the club. He is a great lad to have about.”
“It’s amazing when you look at what the other teams around us have spent. It’s a hell of a lot of money,” he said. “I look round our dressing room, though, and there are a lot of players who I wouldn’t swap for theirs. I still believe that we have more than enough ability. We have no one who is going to have to settle into the side, we have played together before.
“I still believe this could be a really big season for us. I think the aim has to be to get into the top four. It is going to be difficult. There are some top sides. Liverpool have strengthened. It will be difficult to beat them. Man City have strengthened. But I would still put ourselves right up there with a chance.”
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