By Dominic Toner
Tottenham youngster Charlie Owens is still being looked at by QPR as he undergoes a trial with the Championship club, according to a report.
West London Sport claim that QPR are still monitoring the 19-year-old midfielder and that he played in an Under-23s game on Monday afternoon.
Owens was confirmed in QPR’s Under-23s against Crystal Palace and completed 90 minutes in the 2-1 defeat, as cited by the club’s official Twitter account.
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Owens is expected to be released by Spurs at the end of season and will hope to have earned himself a move to Loftus Road.
The defensive midfielder has been at White Hart Lane since 2014 and has played an important role in the club’s youth systems during recent seasons.
He has made 13 appearances this campaign for Spurs’ Under-21s side, but has ben unable to make the breakthrough to the first team.
Mauricio Pochettino has shown a willingness to promote young talents to his squad since his arrival, but Owens has been unable to gain a senior promotion.
Spurs’ central midfielder Harry Winks has made the step up from the club’s academy and established himself as a regular first teamer.
Additionally, Harry Kane burst on to the scene to become the north London club’s talisman after developing from the academy, while a number of loan spells also aided his improvement.
In other Tottenham transfer news, the club’s senior figure is subject to a summer tug-of-war.