Spurs star believes youngster will be targeted next season

13:39 31 May 2012

Kyle Walker

Kyle Walker

EMPICS Sport

Gareth Bale hailed Kyle Walker

Tottenham star Gareth Bale believes that young full back Kyle Walker will be a marked man next season after his scintillating performances for Spurs last campaign.

Walker made 49 appearances and won his first two caps for England. However a broken toe ruled the PFA young player of the year out of Euro 2012.

“He needed a run in the team, he got that and he’s showed exactly what he can do this season,” Bale told Spurs TV.

“He’s played really well. He’s set himself a benchmark this season and hopefully he can maintain it.

“Players know all about him now, they will be looking to stop those forward runs and he has to find a way around it - I’m sure he will.”

Related articles


Live Blog Transfer Window Live June 30
 

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest Tottenham news

Friday, July 3, 2015
Willian of Chelsea in action (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

It has been another busy day of transfer activity and rumours in the capital, we’ve rounded up all our stories into one handy guide.

Friday, July 3, 2015
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal is chased by Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea.  (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Sky Sports and BT Sport have announced which games have been moved for live coverage in August and September, so get your diaries out.

Friday, July 3, 2015
Etienne Capoue of Spurs is challehned by Stephane Sessegnon of West Brom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Etienne Capoue looks set to leave Tottenham for a move to Watford for £5.7 million and the Hornets are said to want his fellow midfielder Benjamin Stambouli.

Friday, July 3, 2015
Mohamed Salah of ACF Fiorentina (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah has decided not to remain at Fiorentina for the upcoming season.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Good times with Greenall's!

Good times with Greenall’s, a Great British gin sponsors Great British racing.

Read more
Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

Read more
Adrenalin junkies, this one's for you!

An icon of British engineering and a consistent favourite of James Bond, there are few names quite as legendary in motoring as Aston Martin.

Read more