By Paul Robinson

12th Jan, 2021 | 4:00pm

'What Has Happened To Him? - Exclusive: Robinson destroys Tottenham 2020 signing

Gedson Fernandes has failed to live up to expectations at Tottenham and will return to Portugal at the end of his loan deal, according to Paul Robinson.

The former White Hart Lane number one, speaking exclusively to Football Insider, insisted that he has “not seen enough” from the 22-year-old who arrived to the club with “big expectations”.

Fernandes started the FA Cup win over Marine on Sunday in what was only his second appearance of the 2020/21 campaign.

The centre-midfielder has struggled since arriving from Benfica on a two-year loan deal.

Jose Mourinho revealed in November that the Portugal international could return to his parent club this month and Football London claim that the club expect him to leave.

When asked by Football Insider for his assessment of Fernandes’ Spurs future, Robinson said: “What has happened to him?

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“We have not seen enough from him, certainly not enough to warrant making the move permanent. He came with big expectations but he has not played much in the Premier League.

“It will be interesting to see how much game time he gets between now and the end of the season. I do not think we will see any movement in January.”

Speaking on Fernandes and Dele Alli displays last weekend, Mourinho said: “I think Dele and Gedson they were two players who were responsible from minute 10 until minute 75.

“They were the ones that created. They were the ones with mobility, they were the ones that started that dynamic that created problems for them and goals for us.”

In other news, Tottenham have been tipped to seal a £40million+ signing after a ‘Brilliant’ development over the weekend.