Harry Winks (born 2 February 1996) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Tottenham Hotspur.
Born in Hemel Hempstead Winks joined Tottenham when he was 11 having progressed well through the ranks and was playing for the Spurs Under-18 side as he turned 16.Andre Villas-Boas was the first Spurs coach promote to Winks to the first-team squad as he first started training with them last summer despite the fact he was only just entering into contention for the Under-21 side. AVB did not use Winks, but his former youth boss Tim Sherwood was quick to call on him soon after his appointment and he was one of a handful of youngsters promoted to the bench for their Europa League clash with Benfica.
A deep-lying midfielder – who loves to play football, which has made him a firm favourite with Spurs’ coaching staff. Comfortable on the ball – his main weapon is his vision and his ability to pick a pass. He has a good engine and gets up and down the field well, but he likes to keep his shape and is not often dragged out of position.
Winks currently plays for England’s U18s
Scored against West Ham United in his first league start.
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