The 20-year-old midfielder has been enjoying a successful loan spell away from north London this season, helping Norwich City open up an eight-point gap at the top of the Championship table.
During a press conference (via Football Daily), the £7.2m-rated Spurs man was quizzed over his chances of making the step up into Jose Mourinho’s first-team plans: “If I continue to put in performances, then there is always the possibility.
“But I need to finish off this season strongly and then look forward after this tournament’s finished; that’s what I’ll be doing,” he said, although the Tottenham fans are keen to see him in action in the not-too-distant future.
“He’ll walk back into the team. Great vision, keeps things going forward. Huge future at Spurs.”
“How could you not love this man. Him and Pierre in midfield next season will be a different level.”
“He’s gonna be massive”
“Bale should take notes from this interview”
“A player who would gladly run through a brick wall for the club and give his all to fans and club crest KEEPER”
“Replace Sissoko! I love the guy but time to move on”
Playing week in week out in England’s second tier will have done Skipp’s development the world of good, and Mourinho has already stated how highly he rates the young Englishman. Whether he’ll be ready for a shot in the first team next season remains to be seen, but he appears to be moving in the right direction.