Gomes not leaving White Hart Lane for now

Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes would welcome a move to former club PSV Eindhoven, but does not expect to leave White Hart Lane before the summer.

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes gestures during the Barclays Asia Trophy

The 32-year-old former Brazil international arrived at Spurs in a reported £7.8million deal in 2008, but has dropped down the pecking order in recent years.

Gomes spent a spell on loan with German side Hoffenheim last season and on Sunday appeared to suggest a return to former club PSV was imminent, having posted a photo of himself on Instagram saying he was off to Eindhoven.

However, Spurs' third-choice goalkeeper posted another photo on Monday morning in a bid to clarify his future, explaining he was not leaving north London just yet.

"Yesterday I shared a picture, and I wrote 'off to Eindhoven', but I didn't say that I was going back to PSV, I went there because I have still got friends there and I went to visit one of them," he said.

"Everyone knows that PSV is very special for me and I hope that I can play there again one day, but it is not the case at the moment, I have been as professional as possible during the time I'm not playing.

"I still have a contract here until the summer and of course I believe I got many years to play at the top level. I will be looking for it, but in the meantime I have to do it right.

"Thank you so much for the all best wishes that I received from my Spurs fans and the welcome messages that I received from my PSV fans, but I'm not going anywhere yet! God bless you all!"



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