Andros Townsend responds to Tottenham fan on Twitter, not impressed

Andros Townsend has been linked with a move away from Tottenham in recent weeks.

Tottenham outcast Andros Townsend got the chance to play again on Monday - although it may not have been what he had in mind.

The England international featured for the under-21 side against Middlesbrough, a 2-1 in, with his appearance considered a demotion from first team duties.

Townsend's departure from Spurs, whether loan or permanent, appears necessary if he is to earn a place at Euro 2016.

Yet he is not trying to speed it along and kick up a fuss.

Fans had claimed yesterday via social media that they had spotted Townsend did not have the fact he is a Tottenham player listed in his Twitter profile, and suggested this meant he had removed it.

Wayne Rooney deleted 'Manchester United player' from his own profile during his dispute with the club in 2013, The Telegraph reported at the time.

Townsend saw the chatter, and responded to deny that he had done so - explaining that the picture of him in an England shirt has been his picture for several months.

Townsend may well realise he needs to move on from the club, but his response shows that he cares about how he is regarded by fans, and does not want to aggravate his situation further.

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