The one player Tottenham should have sold this summer

Andros Townsend

Tottenham Hotspur should have sold Andros Townsend in the summer transfer window.

Tottenham Hotspur sold a number of players in the summer transfer window, including midfielder Paulinho, defender Etienne Capoue and striker Roberto Soldado.

Winger Aaron Lennon, defensive midfielder Benjamin Stambouli and defender Vlad Chiriches were also let go, but one player who was not is Andros Townsend.

Townsend is not a bad footballer, but he is not a very good one either: he is pretty much an average player who has been found out.

The 24-year-old winger is a England international and could feature for the Three Lions in Euro 2016, but by no means is he a player who is going to help Tottenham finish in the top four of the Premier League this season.

While the likes of Harry Kane and Ryan Mason enjoyed breakthrough seasons for Spurs in 2014-15, Townsend struggled to even get into the team.

The Englishman could feature in just 17 Premier League games for Tottenham during the 2014-15 campaign, scoring two goals and creating 13 chances in the process.

Townsend had a pass accuracy of 81% and a shot accuracy of 67%, and he won one headers, 14 dribbles and 20 tackles.

The 24-year-old is going to struggle for playing time under head coach Mauricio Pochettino once again this campaign, and it would have been best for everyone had Tottenham sold him in the summer transfer window.

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