14 Sep Tottenham transfer news: Serge Aurier shows he was prepared to stop Spurs this summer
The Ivory Coast international considers the club’s refusal to sell him reveals their faith in himdespite him not seeming yet this year
Tottenham full-back Serge Aurier has acknowledged he had made a decision to depart north London throughout the summertime.
The Ivory Coast worldwide is to take a look in Mauricio Pochettino’s side up to now this year, together with centre-half Davinson Sanchez favored to him right-back at the North London Derby.
Colombia global Sanchez hadn’t played the position before, but the boss chose him first decision Kyle Walker-Peters was ruled out to the crucial Premier League match.
Regardless of his absence from the negative, Aurier reported the club’s refusal to let him depart revealed their faith in him.
“I’d made a decision to depart, that was fine for me personally,” the prior Paris Saint-Germain guy told Bal des Productions.
“Ultimately, plenty of things came to consideration and I couldn’t leave.
“It also demonstrates that the club awaits me on several factors. We’ll see how this year progresses. The transfer window is finished and we have to concentrate on the forthcoming season.”
Tottenham’s source of right-backs seems thin right now.
England World Cup hero Kieran Trippier has been permitted to depart this summer, linking Atletico Madrid in Spain.
That abandoned Aurier and Walker-Peters since the sole experts in that place at the club. Juan Foyth was tipped to obtain time playing with there, but the Argentina international suffered a severe knee injury at pre-season which will sideline him for a time.
Aurier, that boasts 55 caps for Ivory Coast, could have expected to play with the majority of the time consequently, but Pochettino has chosen for 22-year old Walker-Peters, who’s made just 10 initial -team looks up to now in his profession.
Despite this state of events Aurier disregarded the notion that there’s a competition for the right-back place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
“What rivalry? There is not any,” he explained when asked if he was concerned he would spend more time on the seat.
Walker-Peters is back in training after finishing the Arsenal game with a slight hamstring injury and will be accessible to come back to the initial XI from Crystal Palace when Spurs resume Premier League activity on Saturday.
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Then they begin their Champions League campaign against Olympiacos on September 18.