Report: Pritchard in Spurs contract talks after receiving first-team reassurances

Tottenham Alex Pritchard

Tottenham Hotspur’s Alex Pritchard is in talks over a new deal, according to a report.

According to Sky Sports, Tottenham Hotspur youngster Alex Pritchard is in discussions over a new four-year contract after receiving reassurances of his role at the club next season.

The 22-year-old’s loan spell at Brentford has just come to an end following the Bees’ 5-1 aggregate playoff defeat to Premier League hopefuls Middlesbrough in the Championship playoffs.

Despite Pritchard’s disappointing end to the campaign, it should not distract from what has been a superb season for the Tottenham youngster and one which has enhanced his bourgeoning reputation.

The attacking midfielder has netted 12 times and contributed with a further seven assists in 47 Championship appearances, impressive parent club Spurs.

As a result, the North Londoners are reportedly keen to tie him down to a long-term deal and have reassured Pritchard that he will be integrated in to the first-team squad next season.

“Spurs told Pritchard in December he would get the chance to prove himself this summer but his remarkable season in the Championship has led Tottenham to bring forward their decision and attempt to tie him down to a long-term deal,” Sky Sports claim.

Spurs have brought through a number of youth players of the past 24 months, with striker Harry Kane and midfielder Ryan Mason both earning England international recognition this season.

Pritchard has a big future ahead of him, and that attacking midfield position is without doubt an area boss Mauricio Pochettino will be looking at ahead of next season.

The report goes on to state that discussions took place on Thursday, and that the recently named Brentford Player of the Year is keen on progressing his career donning the Spurs shirt.

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