Midfielder has his say on Tottenham transfer talk

Tottenham Hotspur’s Andros Townsend has played down talk of leaving White Hart Lane this month despite rumours suggesting Tony Pulis wants to bring him to West Bromwich Albion – along with Aaron Lennon – in any deal that sees Spurs obtain Saido Berahino.

Speaking to the London Evening Standard, the England international said:

“The club want me here and I want to be here, so that’s all I can say at the minute,

I’m a Spurs boy. I’ve been at the club since the age of eight so as long as I’m in the team, as I have been over the last few weeks, I’m not looking to go anywhere.

“Unless the club come and tell me they want me to leave then I won’t be going anywhere. I’m fighting for my shirt. The last six or seven windows have been the same, with my name linked with other clubs.

“Earlier in the season I was limited only to cup games, Capital One and Europa League but now hopefully I’ve broken back into that Premier League squad, hopefully I can put a run of games together and all these rumours that come about every transfer window can go away.”