The Whites boss has dismissed the idea of signing the ex-Spurs midfielder
Instead of dropping down the football pyramid should some of the Premier League's fading stars look at different locations to continue their careers? After David Bentley's time in Rostov in Russia, will more including him dust off their passports?
Nico Yennaris has barely made a scratch on the first-team this season and at 19-years-old is reaching a vital crossroads in his career. With plenty of competition for places ahead of the versatile player should he consider following in the footsteps of David Bentley, Seb Larsson and Fabrice Muamba?
Anton Ferdinand, Joey Barton, Scott Carson, Alan Hutton, Allan McGregor and Michael Mancienne are just a few but could it soon become as regular a theme as it was prior to the Premier League?
Chelsea, Liverpool, Fulham, Newcastle, Arsenal, QPR, West Brom and Tottenham players all feature.
Whether they are going out on loan or being sold permanently who could be heading for the exit at White Hart Lane?
Injury has again affected his progress with Russian side FC Rostov. So where next for the 28-year-old?
British footballers no longer go abroad to play for major European clubs, now they move to more exotic climates to resurrect fading careers. Simon Bunn investigates.
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The QPR and Tottenham Hotspur midfielders are the latest to join a very small group, of Englishmen playing their football abroad. Will it ever become commonplace?