Grant Hall understands why he is not in Pochettino's plans; wants Tottenham exit either on loan or permanently

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The Tottenham Hotspur player has admitted he has to move on to play first-team football.

Tottenham Hotspur defender Grant Hall has admitted he does not have a chance of playing for the first-team in an interview with the club’s official website.

The 23-year-old centre-back is yet to make his senior debut for Tottenham and has only 19 appearances for the club’s under-21s under his belt.

Instead Hall is known predominantly for his temporary spells away from White Hart Lane, in which time he has played on loan at Swindon Town, Birmingham City and Blackpool.

Some of those spells went better than others but after a relatively impressive end to the previous campaign on loan at Blackpool, Hall has admitted he has to again look away from Tottenham for a chance of more regular first-team football.

Speaking about Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, Hall told tottenhamhotspur.com, “I wasn’t here when the gaffer came in and I haven’t been around the club so it’s understandable that I’m not really in his plans.

“I just want to play, so I’m looking for a loan or permanent move. I’ve another year here at Spurs but I don’t want to be sitting around.”

It is clear that Hall just wants to play as much as possible, and for a player who has suffered some injuries along the way it is understandable that sitting on the side-lines watching his teammates get picked week after week is not on his agenda.

Hall’s form last season despite some tricky times, especially at relegated Blackpool, suggest he could do very well for a club at Championship level, and this summer could be the one when he finally leaves Tottenham for good, having never got the chance to make his mark.

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