The Tottenham Hotspur player has been talking about his situation.
Tottenham Hotspur attacker Clinton N’Jie has been speaking to Le10 Sport about his future at loan club Marseille.
The Cameroon international only moved to White Hart Lane in 2015 but he struggled to make an impact – in part due to injury – failing to score and providing a single assist in 14 appearances.
That form prompted Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino to sanction a loan move to France, where N’Jie is not exactly pulling up trees.
In 22 appearances the 23-year-old has scored four goals and set up two more, but then again he was not exactly prolific at former side Lyon, for whom he netted eight times in 43 matches prior to his move to White Hart Lane.
“Today I just want to have a good season and there will be discussions later,” N’Jie told Le10 Sport.
“An automatic purchase option? It’s a little more complicated than that. I’m here for a year and there will be discussions later in the season. I don’t know where I will be next year.”
A return to Tottenham is still on the cards, then, although in truth N’Jie is unlikely to get sufficient game time in North London given the players competing for a starting spot and the likely additions next summer.
Much could depend on how N’Jie performs between now and May, with Marseille far more likely to negotiate a permanent switch if he makes himself indispensable at the Ligue 1 club.
Tottenham may have seen the last of the player, but his latest comments suggest there could still be a twist in the tale.