Tom Huddlestone explains difference to contract situations at Tottenham Hotspur and Hull City

The midfielder is out of contract in the summer.

This summer the future of former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tom Huddlestone at Hull City was up in the air. The former England hopeful was being linked with a move to West Ham to replace Alex song but no deal came about.

Now he remains at Hull and has been struggling for his best form this season.

Recently he returned to his near vintage but his contract situation remains up in the air. He is out of a deal in the summer and at the moment no contract is on the table, which he admits is a lot different to what he remembers at Spurs.

Huddlestone was with Spurs for sight years prior to joining Hull and admits that he would not be in this position with Tottenham.

He has told the Hull Daily Mail:

"It's surprising and disappointing.

"At Tottenham, which is all I've really known, if anyone got down to the last two years, they either sold the player or gave them a contract extension.

"I assumed that was the norm until I came here. We had eight players leave for nothing over the summer, which is strange, and then again there's probably seven or eight of us who are out of contract next summer. To my knowledge, I don't think anything's been offered to any of the lads.

"That's a surprising situation but we've got to be professional, try and get the club promoted and then see what happens in the summer."

Of course Hull are in a much different position to Spurs. Recently relegated to the Championship big earners such as Huddlestone are not going to be handed new deals unless the club secures a return to the Premier League this season.

If that does prove the case then he can expect a new deal at the KC Stadium.

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