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“A very important decision” – Out of favour Spurs star to decide on his future soon

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Al-Nassr now looking to sign Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka after Tottenham Hotspur rejected Emerson Royal bid.

Emerson hints at talks with his agents regarding Tottenham departure

Tottenham Hotspur defender Emerson Royal has been linked with a White Hart Lane exit this summer, and the Brazilian international has spoken about a potential departure in the off-season.

The 25-year-old’s future has been the subject of headlines for a while now. Although he still has a couple of years left on his current contract at N17, he is not deemed fit for Ange Postecoglou’s playing style, which has resulted in limited minutes under his belt in the recently concluded season. While he managed to make 24 appearances in the last campaign, the majority of those came as fillers in the left-back and centre-back roles. He is linked with a Tottenham exit as he is surplus to the current needs at the club.

The Lilywhites signed Emerson Royal from Spanish giants Barcelona in 2021 for £25.8 million, a move that got fans buzzing at the time. However, he has struggled to replicate his Spanish top-tier form in the Premier League, prompting the club to consider his exit.

Emerson addresses transfer rumors

Emerson hints at talks with his agents regarding Tottenham departure.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Emerson Royal has been linked with AC Milan.

While the player is enjoying the off-season, taking time out to relax and re-energize, he took some time out to sit down with UOL for an interview where he did not shy away from talking about his future. Emerson, speaking to the Brazilian outlet, said:

“I’ve asked my agents not to talk to me about these issues for now because I’m on holiday, I recently got married, and I want to enjoy this moment. I’ll have to have a meeting with them in the next few days because it’s a very important decision that I have to make now.”

Emerson has been linked with a move to AC Milan for a while now, and despite the delay in another set of material negotiations, it is said that he is open to moving to the Italian giants this summer.

Emerson hints at talks with his agents regarding Tottenham departure.
Tottenham to sell Emerson Royal following the emergence of Pedro Porro.

Emerson’s situation underscores the challenges players often face when adapting to different leagues and playing styles. Despite his potential and previous success in La Liga, his fit within Tottenham’s system has not been seamless.

With Tottenham looking to reshape their squad and align more closely with Postecoglou’s vision, Emerson’s departure could be beneficial for both parties, allowing him to find a team where his skills are a better match and providing Spurs with the opportunity to bring in players more suited to their strategic needs.

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We will see if any transfer to Milan or elsewhere materializes in the upcoming weeks, with Emerson’s future in North London up in the air.

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