Andros Townsend is committed to Tottenham, says his father

Andros Townsend

The Spurs winger has yet to truly make his mark at White Hart Lane.

Troy Townsend, father of Spurs winger Andros, has revealed that his son has no intention of leaving Spurs this summer.

The 24-year old has been linked with a move to several Premier League clubs, as reported by the London Evening Standard, but Townsend Snr has stated that his son remains committed to Tottenham, in quotes published by Sky Sports.

"Andros has been injured. He picked up an injury to his shoulder in an early pre-season game and only returned to training on Tuesday this week.”

"Andros’ mind is on Tottenham. He’s grown up at the club and that’s where he wants to be… You can’t stop rumour, there's been rumour every year around the deadline.”

The England international has failed to nail down a regular spot at Spurs in the last couple of seasons but the hunger to break into the first-team is still there, according to his dad.

“He wants to prove himself in Mauricio Pochettino's team and hopefully that's what he'll be given the chance to do," said Townsend Snr.

It’s fair to say that Townsend has had his share of chances at Spurs and has been unable as yet, to really make his mark.

While always looking a threat on international duty, his club form has been an altogether different story, with the winger regularly frustrating the Spurs support.

He clearly has all the raw tools to be a dangerous winger but lacks the consistency to be a regular, viable option, and it’s this side of his game that he has failed to improve in the last few years.

With new attacking signings looking certain to arrive before the close of the window, Townsend’s task looks set to be an even tougher one this season, in what could be a make-or-break year for the boy from Leytonstone.

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