It seems that Tottenham Hotspur’s interest in Werder Bremen midfielder Aaron Hunt could come to nought if reports from website Turkish Football are true.
A three-times capped German international, the 27-year-old will come to the end of his contract at the Weserstadion this summer and has already rejected a new contract offer from the club where he began his footballing education.
Hunt has far from fallen from favour for the River-Islanders having started 27 games for them this term, with the bulk coming in the position Mesut Ozil had formerly made his at Werder.
Hitting four goals and serving up as many for his teammates, he’s lost none of his effectiveness since catching the eye against the north London outfit in the 2010/11 Champions League.
The Lilywhites had held an interest in acquiring his signature, but it’s understood that a lucrative offer from the Turks is likely to tempt Hunt to his wife’s homeland.
Meanwhile, Spurs must face a Fulham side positively buoyant compared to the somewhat lowly standards of their campaign to date at White Hart Lane next time out.
Tim Sherwood will be looking to incumbent number ten Christian Eriksen to continue the brilliant form that has seen him notch six times in his last eight games if they are to prevail.
It’s a far superior return to that of Hunt and offers a query as to the wisdom of continuing to sign attacking midfielders that might merely disrupt the Dane’s rhythm.
Eriksen is 19/10 to net his fifth strike in his last six home games at any time against Fulham who, despite their recent upturn in form, have the league’s worst defence, having shipped ten goals more than next most hopeless Cardiff.
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