Toby Alderweireld sounds determined about this season with Spurs in latest interview

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur defender seems determined to improve and pick up more points after a mixed start to the season this year.

Spurs scraped a win late on against Aston Villa at home on the opening weekend before earning a hard-fought point away to Man City.

Tottenham then endured one of their worst games in a long time at home to Newcastle, losing 1-0, following it up with another away point against Arsenal.

With just a year left on his contract, this could well prove to be Toby Alderweireld’s last season in a Lilywhite shirt. Unless Poch and Levy can get a new deal agreed soon, the Belgian will be leaving on a free in the summer of 2020.

If he is to exit the club, it would be nice to see him leave with some kind of winner’s medal around his neck, and if he chooses to stay, what better way to celebrate than a title.

Toby believes it is important to take positives from the first four matches and go again (Tottenham): “We had one very bad result against Newcastle but two very difficult away games as well – we got two points out of them, it’s not a lot but okay, we didn’t lose and now we have to improve our game, start winning and getting points.

“You have to be positive. It’s all in the details. If we were a little bit more clever in the last minute of the first half against Arsenal, I think we go into half-time 2-0 up and we don’t concede two goals. At the end, it was a difficult second half but we defended and if we’d had a little bit more luck we could have won the game as well – Moussa late in the game, Harry against the post. Sometimes you need a little bit of luck but it was another difficult away game on Sunday and another point. Okay, we’d rather have won but you have to take the positives and go again in a couple of weeks.”

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