Tottenham have really missed Kyle Walker

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Kyle Walker's return to Premier League action has certainly strengthened Mauricio Pochettino's backline, with Tottenham struggling defensively at times in 2014/15.

The Spurs defender spent nine months out due to an abdominal injury and had undergone surgery to recover. Now he's back in the first-team squad and it's all going the right way for the Argentine's side.

Last weekend against Burnley - Walker's second Premier League game since March - the flying full-back turned in an outstanding performance.

The 24-year-old was the quickest Tottenham player at White Hart Lane and was the most accurate player with 85 per cent passing accuracy over the 90 minutes.

And since he is back at his natural position on the right side of defence, Tottenham have demonstrated a better attacking display as Walker quickly recovered his pace from his surgery.

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Pochettino's men played their most attacking Premier League game of the season with a total 23 shots and 12 on target. Tottenham have entered a good winning run to finish off 2014 in style as they stretched their recent run to 16 points in eight games.

With a place in the semi finals of the Capital One Cup, thanks to a staggering 4-0 victory against Newcastle in midweek, Walker will face for the first time his old club Sheffield United in January.

And having qualified for the last-32 in the Europa League, where Fiorentina will be the Italian side to beat, Pochettino can do really well on his first season, as Spurs currently stand alive in all competition without forgetting the old FA Cup.

It's been quite a successful December so far with three wins in six days, but, of course, there are a lot to improve, and a win at home to Manchester United would regain their well needed home form.

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