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New contract for Steven Caulker!

Caulker who has continued to grow with one outstanding loan after another, with Yeovil, Bristol City and last season with Swansea in the Premiership could very well cement his place in the Tottenham squad and who knows, team, next season as he continues his development, that I remain convinced will lead to his becoming an integral player for club and country, perhaps sooner than many people expect.

It is easy to forget that Caulker is still only 20, but already has approaching a hundred senior games under his belt and I can see many more to follow, and such is the hight of which I rate this young man, I will confidently predict he will follow in the line of superb home grown centre halts of Sol Campbell and Ledley King, though I hope he has the loyalty of the latter and the knees of the former.

If we assume that We retain Michael Dawson and Younes Kaboul, conclude the deal to sign Jan Vertonghen and bring back Caulker, I believe that we have four outstanding centre backs, and it will be a difficult task for Andre Villas-Boas to keep them all playing and happy, as you can't see any of them being happy to sit on the bench for any length of time.

Over the last 12 months, it has become increasingly obvious that we are bringing through several players that are not only outstanding footballers, but who also have a strength of character about them. I look at the likes of Sandro, Bale, Walker, Livermore and also include Caulker in that group.

I met Caulker when he was playing for Yeovil and even as a teenager, he had an aura and presence that was almost intimidating, and all I wanted was an autograph for my son. That isn't meant to be anything but a compliment to Steven who was extremely polite, but was also still in game mode, and was probably still fuming from an FA Cup defeat, though his performance was excellent.

Following on from the appointment of a new manager and a big money signing in Sigurdsson, this new deal is another excellent and positive piece of business for Tottenham, and I almost feel greedy in wanting more...

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Date:Thursday July 5 2012

Time: 1:54PM


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