Report: Inter Milan and Roma want Tottenham star
CalcioMercato claim that both Inter Milan and Jose Mourinho’s Roma are looking at a move to sign Tottenham star Harry Winks in January.
Winks, 25, is struggling for game time at Tottenham under Nuno Espirito Santo. He has started just one of his side’s seven Premier League games.
The England international has remained an unused substitute for four of those seven, failing to even get on the bench for the 3-1 loss to Arsenal.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg is first choice, and the rise of Oliver Skipp has overtaken Winks. He might be tempted with a move as January nears.
The report claims that both clubs are looking at Winks, who has never left Spurs – even on loan. It remains to be seen if it is a loan, or permanent.
Inter and Roma eye Winks: Good move for Tottenham star
Winks needs to try something new. He could stay at Tottenham and feed off scraps, playing in the Cups and Europa Conference League.
The no.8 could join a Premier League side, perhaps a Leeds, an Everton, a Villa. If he gets the game time, that would be a good move.
But Tammy Abraham is proving that going abroad and showing decent form instantly improves your stock. He is back in the England side.
Abraham has got four goals in 10 games for Roma, decent – not great – but his stock is at an all-time high. So, a move to Italy might help Winks.
At Inter or Roma, his ball-playing style would suit Italian football. A loan-to-buy move makes sense for £50k-a-week (Spotrac) star Winks.