Ryan Mason is backing former Tottenham Hotspur team-mate Massimo Luongo to thrive at a big club as reports of a Swindon Town exit for the Socceroo gather pace.Mason, 23, has earned a regular place in the Tottenham first team under head coach Mauricio Pochettino this season, having previously played alongside Luongo in the youth set-up. The Australian midfielder had to join Swindon, initially on loan in 2013, to get a chance to prove himself, something he has done in emphatic fashion in 2014-15, helping the Robins to challenge for promotion and bursting onto the international scene with the Socceroos. Socceroo star's League One accolade "He's a great player and friend, and back when we were at Spurs together you could see he had a lot to offer and had so many facets to his game," Mason was quoted as saying by SBS (http://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/) "He's done remarkably well with club and country – and when he was voted the player of the tournament at the Asian Cup, I wasn't surprised at all."
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