Tottenham 23-year-old suggests that he could leave in the summer
By Harvey Byrne
Clinton N’Jie, who’s currently on loan from Tottenham with Ligue 1 giants Marseille has suggested he’ll decide on his future in the summer.
The 23-year-old attacker struggled to settle in north London during his first season at the club following his £8.3million move from Lyon in the summer of 2015.
He played just 14 matches for Mauricio Pochettino’s side and remained goalless before being involved in a swap deal for Georges-Kevin N’Koudou.
His loan deal includes a clause to make the move permanent and N’Jie has revealed that he’ll decide on where his future lies next summer.
“All I needed was time to play and I passed a year in Tottenham, not an easy one,” Njie told the Ligue 1 website. “So when the criticism started we had a discussion. We were just looking for the best for me.
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“For the moment I am in Marseille and happy to be here, and at the end of this season we will decide what is best for me.”
The young Cameroon international has made six appearances on his return to Marseille, with a return of just one goal.
If he does return to Spurs he may find it difficult to return to the north London club, which boasts a plethora of attacking talent, including Harry Kane, Son Heung-min, Erik Lamela and £30million summer signing Moussa Sissoko.
Tottenham haven’t missed N’Jie either as they currently sit in fifth place and one point away from league leaders Manchester City, as they remain the only unbeaten team in the Premier League.
In other Tottenham news, Mousa Dembele has been axed from the best possible starting XI to face Leicester City.