'I'd gone stale at Tottenham'

Tottenham's on loan midfielder Jake Livermore has been speaking about his future.

Hull City did a deal in the summer for two Tottenham players, which has so far proved fruitful, with the Tigers sitting in 10th place in the Premier League.

Tom Huddlestone has attracted many a plaudit since his permanent move, but loanee Jake Livermore has had his moments too, and has been an ever present playing 90 minutes for Hull in each game, barring the match against Spurs in which he was not permitted to play, and opening fixture against Chelsea.

Livermore has been speaking about his resurgence in an interview with the Telegraph.

"I'd gone stale at Tottenham, it's nice to come somewhere I feel wanted and feel central to what the team is trying to achieve.

"You only really develop if you get a run of games, but most are denied that opportunity. You can feel like you are being ignored a little bit."

A run of games is certainly what he is getting. The 23-year-old has made eight Premier League appearances this season, and we have only just turned November.

Last season under Andre Villas-Boas at Tottenham he made just 11 across the whole campaign.

However he has already technically played more. Most of his appearances last year were off the bench, playing 421 minutes in total.

For Hull this season he has played a total of 622 minutes... and counting.

Livermore is expected to go back into the team for Hull's home fixture against Sunderland, who are coming off the back of their first league win of the season.

The midfielder faces a tough challenge to get back into the Spurs team next season, with new signings Etienne Capoue and Paulinho likely to have bedded in further.

It's likely his future lies at Hull, and right now we don't think the player himself would complain if that turned out to be the case.

Can you see Livermore wearing a Spurs shirt again? What do you think?

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