Tottenham Hotspur academy product Oliver Skipp enjoyed a breakthrough campaign last season, with Mauricio Pochettino providing the youngster with numerous first-team opportunities.
The 18-year-old midfielder didn't let many down with his performances in the middle of the park as he looked calm and composed whenever he was given a chance to shine.
But now Skipp has a big decision to make about his future because if Spurs pull off reported deals for the likes of Tanguy Ndombele then his chances in the first-team will be limited.
Sky Sports recently claimed that the North London club are in talks with Ligue 1 side Lyon for the signature of Ndombele, as the clubs are still in the early stages of an agreement. Added with that, the report also states that they are also keen on Youri Tielemans.
If Tottenham do add more midfielders to their squad for next season then it will surely reduce the game time of Skipp, who has to look for a loan spell away from the club.
Given his recent rise, the Englishmen would be daft to move back down into academy football because he has proven that he can produce the goods at a top level.
A loan spell to another Premier League club might not be the next destination for Skipp, but at the very least, he should aim for a loan move to the Championship.
Many players have benefited from playing in the second tier of English football, and whilst Pochettino and Co. bulk up their squad for next season, a player like Skipp can slowly build up his game away from the club.
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