Date: 12th November 2017 at 10:18am
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OPINION

Tottenham have had several star performers so far this season and perhaps the most surprising is the incredible form of Ben Davies.

The 24-year-old defender has become a key first teamer for Spurs and been the first-choice option at left-back since Danny Rose’s injury back in January.

He has proven in the past that he can be a reliable squad player and stepped in well for the second part of last season.

However, the Wales international has previously been no more than a steady mediocre option in the full-back area and not many would have predicted his upsurge in form.

Davies has been on brilliant touch so far this campaign and even turned into a chief creator at times.

The left wing-back has become a real attacking threat for the North London club and gets tons of possession now in matches as Spurs dominate the ball.

He has already scored two goals and supplied assists in his opening 12 games as he bombs down the left flank.

Davies is proving that he can really influence the game in the final third and he also has the defensive disincline side to his game too.

The defender has a knack of arriving late at the back post in the penalty area and has taken a leaf out of Kieran Trippier’s book as his crossing from wide areas is also improving.

He must now keep his levels at his high standard if he is to keep team-mate Rose at bay, with the England international now back from his knee injury and eyeing a permanent spot in the starting XI.