Harry Winks urged to consider his Tottenham future by Darren Bent
Speaking to Football Insider (h/t Football.london), Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks has been urged to consider leaving the club in the January transfer window in search of regular playing time.
Having come through the youth ranks at Tottenham, Winks broke into the first-team in 2017 and has, more or less, been a regular fixture in the side. This season, though, game time has been hard to come for by the England international.
The signing of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and the resurgence of Moussa Sissoko has meant that Winks has behind the duo in the pecking order. The 24-year-old has featured just seven times in the Premier League, five of which have been starts. (h/t Transfermarkt)
With the January transfer window now upon us, Bent has urged the midfielder to consider moving in order to play more regularly.
“At some stage, he will for his own benefit have to go and play football somewhere else. Just because I think he’s too good of a player to just sit there, collect his money and not play. I don’t think he’ll want that either.
“I expect him to move on, go somewhere and play some games, wherever that may be. I’ve heard he could join Everton, but I think it comes down to wherever he feels more comfortable. First and foremost, he’s got to be playing games.”
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Winks has attracted interest from La Liga outfit Valencia, of late. Jose Mourinho, however, has insisted that there is no way the midfielder will be allowed to leave the club this month. (h/t Daily Mail)
Considering that he has been regularly involved of late, it makes sense for the club and the player to not change things at the moment.