According to Sky Sports, Tom Carroll is undergoing a medical with Swansea City ahead of a £4.5million move from Tottenham Hotspur – but the Daily Mail report that there is some negotiating to be done over the fee.
Carroll, 24, has come up through the ranks at White Hart Lane, and after spells on loan at Leyton Orient, Derby County, Queens Park Rangers and Swansea, he became a first-team player for Spurs.
Tottenham's Tom Carroll in action
The midfielder played 27 times in all competitions last season, but the signing of Victor Wanyama and the emergence of youngster Harry Winks have pushed Carroll down the pecking order this term.
With just one minute played in the Premier League and just three appearances in total this season, Carroll has become an outcast under Mauricio Pochettino, and a January exit seemed inevitable.
Tottenham's Tom Carroll celebrates
Now, Sky Sports report that Carroll is on his way to South Wales to undergo a medical with Swansea, re-joining the club he spent the 2014-15 season on loan with.
It's claimed that Carroll is costing Swansea £4.5million, and is likely to now join Paul Clement's relegation-threatened Swans as they desperately seek reinforcements during this month's transfer window.
However, the fee has become a point of contention. The Daily Mail report that the deal may actually be worth £5million up front rising to £9million, with the two clubs still trying to thrash out a deal.
An agreement surely isn't far away though given that Carroll has been given permission to undergo a medical, and the diminutive midfielder should complete his return to the Liberty Stadium imminently.
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