Jack Clarke will play more often for Leeds United next season when he returns to the club on loan from Tottenham Hotspur, according to the Guardian.
Earlier on Sunday, we relayed reports suggesting Clarke is set to sign for Spurs on Monday but will immediately rejoin Leeds on loan for the 2019/20 season.
The Guardian has backed up those claims, adding that the Yorkshire club expects Clarke to play a bigger role than he did last season.
The 18-year-old made 22 Championship appearances in 2018/19, scoring two goals and registering two assists.
Most of those appearances came from the bench, but it looks like Clarke will be in the starting line-up more often next term.
He might have started more games last season if not for a bout of illness that ruled him out for a few weeks in the second half of the campaign.
Tottenham will surely want him to be starting matches regularly or they wouldn’t have sanctioned a loan move.
Clarke will be working under Mauricio Pochettino’s former mentor, Marcelo Bielsa, which can only be a good thing for the teenager’s development.
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