Jason Cundy explains why Andros Townsend should leave Tottenham Hotspur

Andros Townsend

West Ham United, Newcastle United, Sunderland and Swansea City are all reportedly interested in Tottenham Hotspur winger Andros Townsend.

Jason Cundy explained on the Drivetime show on talkSPORT on Friday evening (November 6) why Andros Townsend should leave Tottenham Hotspur in the January transfer window.

“Yes,” said former Tottenham defender when asked if Townsend should leave Spurs. “The writing is almost certainly on the wall.

“He hasn’t held down a place at Spurs. There were a number of clubs that were interested in him in the last transfer window, Aston Villa one of those. He wanted to fight for his place, fair play to him.

“Now he has lost his place in the Spurs team, also in the England squad. If he wants his place back in that England squad for France, he has to get himself away, he has to get himself playing.”

Townsend has been at Tottenham his entire professional career, but he is not guaranteed a place in the starting lineup.

In fact, the winger is now merely a squad player at Spurs and has also lost his place in the England national team.

The 24-year-old is not part of the Three Lions’ squad for upcoming friendly international matches against Spain and France.

According to The Daily Star, Tottenham’s Premier League rivals West Ham United are interested in securing the services of Townsend in the January transfer window.

The British newspaper has also claimed that Swansea City, Newcastle United and Sunderland are also interested in Townsend.

Townsend scored two goals and created 13 chances in 17 Premier League appearances last season.

The Englishman has featured in just three league matches so far this campaign, creating two chances in the process.

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