Tottenham Hotspur winger Aaron Lennon came on as a substitute against Hull City on Sunday and had a positive impact on the Premier League game.
The England international was brought on just before the hour mark at the KC Stadium and played his role in Spurs’ 2-1 comeback victory over their 10-man hosts.
However, Tottenham are reportedly open to listening to offers for the former Leeds United star, who has been on the books of the North London club since 2005.
“The club will listen to offers for Aaron Lennon, Kyle Naughton and Paulinho,” states a report in The London Evening Standard.
“Naughton had interest from Swansea during the summer and Paulinho’s former club, Corinthians, would explore the possibility of bringing him back, but there has been no firm interest in Lennon.
“The winger is approaching his 10 year at Tottenham but has been restricted to a bit-part role under Pochettino, who wants the club to recruit other wide men.”
What stands out the most in that report that Lennon has no offers on table. And that’s something that shows just how good - or bad - the Englishman is.
Back when he was young(er), Lennon was rated very highly, his pace impressing everyone. But over the years, it has become clear that the 27-year-old is just not good enough for a top-four place. Other than pace, there is little else he can offer.
Make no mistake, Lennon would make for a very good player for a mid-table club, but he is simply not among the best wingers in the Premier League, let alone Europe. The fact that there are no clubs interested in the Tottenham proves that.
If Tottenham are able to get Lennon off their hands, then one suspects that no one at the club will miss him.