The German only joined the club in January from Schalke and feels his performances will benefit from a full preparation period with his new team-mates after missing out last term
Holtby arrived from Schalke and went on to make 17 appearances before the end of the season, but having captained Germany in the Under-21 European Championships he is keen to link up with his domestic team-mate ahead of a first full campaign at White Hart Lane.
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"It's a chance to get to know everyone a bit more and [a pre-season trip] that was the only thing I missed when I joined. I just jumped straight in!"
Holtby is eagerly anticipating the new season but concedes he will have to make a starting XI spot his own, such is the competition for places at Tottenham.
He added: "I really enjoyed playing with the lads.
"There is so much quality here and it’s a fight for places because the whole squad is so competitive. It’s so enjoyable playing football with these guys."