Report: Tottenham defender Christian Maghoma trains with Yeovil Town ahead of loan deadline

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Teenage Tottenham Hotspur defender Christian Maghoma is training with Yeovil Town ahead of Thursday’s loan deadline.

According to the Western Gazette, Christian Maghoma is on the brink of a loan move to League Two side Yeovil Town after watching the club’s 1-0 defeat to Wycombe Wanderers on Tuesday night.

The report states that the 18-year-old is training with the Glovers ahead of Thursday’s loan deadline after being invited down to the club for an ‘unofficial trial’ earlier in the week.

Maghoma, who was a part of the England under-16 side that won the Victory Shield in 2012, has been ever-present for the Spurs under-21 Premier League side this season.

He has featured in six of their eight fixtures so far this season, making four starts and scoring one goal.

Should Spurs allow Maghoma to move on loan?

Although he is an important part of the under-21 side, a loan move would definitely help his development.

At 18, he still has age on his side and there should be no pressure for him to hit the ground running should he make the move to Yeovil.

The emphasis should be more on character building. He could come up against experienced, well-travelled strikers that will hopefully allow him to develop different qualities to his game.

A loan move for Spurs is ideal. However, the success of the loan move shouldn’t be measured on just how well he performs.

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