Stoke City defender Kevin Wimmer has spoken about his time at Tottenham Hotspur where he found himself a close friend in former teammate Son Heung-min. The 24-year-old emerged as one of the finest young defenders in the Bundesliga with Koln, and this earned him a big-money move to Spurs in the summer of 2015.

Initially identified as a competitor to Jan Vertonghen, the Austrian never good a regular look in the starting lineup, and was restricted to just 15 appearances in his first two seasons in the Premier League. With the arrival of Davinson Sanchez in the summer, Wimmer decided to pursue a fresh challenge and he secured a move to Stoke City before the transfer deadline. (more…)