Tottenham Hotspur signed Leeds United winger Jack Clarke on a 4-year deal final month for £10 million, and right away loaned him back to the Elland Road outfit for the season.

Signing the 18-year-old was a relief for Spurs who final signed a player in January 2018 – when Lucas Moura arrived from Paris St-Germain.

Clarke is anticipated to additional his improvement and return to North London a much better player capable of providing manager Mauricio Pochettino a choice headache.

Nevertheless, yet another man from North London appears to be blocking Spurs’ season-lengthy plans for the teenager from coming to fruition.

Leeds brought in Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah on loan on deadline day as manager Marcelo Bielsa was forced to prioritize signing yet another quantity 9 right after Kemar Roofe left for Anderlecht.

The arrival of the Gunners man meant the Whites ended up with six loan signings – which includes Clarke.

The EFL guidelines enable only 5 loanees in a match-day squad, and the Tottenham man was the odd 1 out against Wigan Athletic final weekend.

Nketiah’s arrival signifies Leeds have to pretty much usually name him in their matchday squad as they could will need him to commence or come on, when they also had to guarantee Arsenal he will be made use of often prior to a deal was sealed.

Tottenham have no such agreement in location with the Whites, and the reality that Clarke played all 90 minutes in
Leeds Beneath-23s’ win against Millwall on Monday hints that he could miss out on tonight’s matchday squad against Brentford.

He will absolutely get his possibility going forward, but at the moment, the Spurs winger is somewhat surplus to needs, and that is mostly since Nketiah’s arrival complex the EFL’s loan quota.

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