Cameron Carter-Vickers has admitted he is open to leaving Tottenham if it means playing more often next season.
The defender is currently on loan at Championship side Ipswich Town after spending the first half of the campaign with Sheffield United.
By all accounts, Carter-Vickers has been a hit for Mick McCarthy’s side since joining Ipswich in January.
And the 20-year-old has revealed he would consider a return to Portman Road if he is not in Spurs’ first-team plans next season.
“It’s been my first full season playing senior football and I’ve learnt a lot and like to think I’ve improved as a player,” said Carter-Vickers (via the East Anglian Daily Times).
“I’m not sure (what’s next) because that’s not really my decision – it’s for Tottenham. All I know is that I’m going back to Tottenham for pre-season and see what happens from there.”
When asked if he would consider rejoining Ipswich, he said: “Yeah, definitely.
“I want to play football so if the opportunity comes and the manager at Tottenham says he doesn’t need me and the opportunity to play football again in the Championship comes up then I will be up for it.
“Things change in football quickly so you never know.”
Carter-Vickers has been tipped as a future Tottenham star a number of times over recent years.
But his development seemed to hit a snag earlier this season with Mauricio Pochettino allowing the American to leave on loan.
Pochettino usually likes to keep young players he is fond of around the first-team regardless of whether they will actually get game time, although he has loosened that philosophy this term.
Still, it’s difficult to see Carter-Vickers breaking into Pochettino’s plans any time soon with young Argentinian centre-back Juan Foyth already ahead of him in the pecking order.