Townsend sends message on Twitter ahead of White Hart Lane return, Tottenham fans respond

Crystal Palace's Andros Townsend

Tottenham Hotspur will face Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.

Crystal Palace's Andros TownsendCrystal Palace's Andros Townsend

Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has taken to social networking site Twitter to state that he is looking forward to returning to White Hart Lane on Saturday afternoon.

Townsend is set to feature for Palace in the Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur away from home at White Hart Lane.

The 25-year-old England international is likely to start the game, and the winger is looking forward to playing against his former club Spurs, with the North London outfit’s fans responding to his message on Twitter.

Crystal Palace's Andros Townsend in actionCrystal Palace's Andros Townsend in action

Andros Townsend celebrates after scoring the first goal for NewcastleAndros Townsend celebrates after scoring for Newcastle

Townsend started his professional career at Tottenham and was on the books of the North London outfit until January 2016, when he moved to Newcastle United for a transfer fee reported by The Guardian at the time to be worth £12 million.

The winger scored four goals and created 26 chances in 13 Premier League appearances for Newcastle, but he failed to prevent the Magpies from getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the 2015-16 season.

The England international joined London club Palace this summer for a transfer fee reported by Sky Sports to be worth £13m.

Townsend has created two chances in one Premier League match for the Eagles so far this season.

England's Danny Rose and Andros Townsend during trainingDanny Rose and Andros Townsend during training

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