Lennon comments on talks over permanent Everton transfer

Aaron Lennon has admitted that there have been no talks concerning a permanent transfer to Everton.

The England winger is currently on loan at Goodison Park from Tottenham Hotspur, and he has told the Liverpool Echo that there are currently no talks ongoing concerning a potential permanent transfer.

“We’ve not looked or spoke about it,” Lennon confirmed. "All I am looking at is the next game and playing as well as I can and trying to help the team to win.

“As I say, we’ve not looked at it long-term, I am just here to try and help the team win and taking each game as it comes.”

Lennon joined the Toffees on loan during the last transfer window, and is set to stay until the end of the campaign. Playing chances were few and far between at White Hart Lane prior to the deal going through, with just nine Premier League games to his name under Mauricio Pochettino.

He has already played seven of seven available games for Roberto Martinez’s side, starting all but the first game following his arrival. He has proven a key inspiration to the Toffees recent up-lift in form, and has provided an assist and a goal in his last two fixtures.

With playing opportunities likely to diminish even further at White Hart Lane in the summer, as Pochettino looks to build a squad capable of challenging for the Premier League title, Lennon’s place in the squad will be pushed back even further.

As he has proven in his short stay on Merseyside, he has all the tools to be a success for Martinez, and it would come as a surprise if he did not extend his loan into a permanent transfer at the end of this campaign.

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