Alan Hutton claims the writing is on the wall for Spurs player

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Dom Le Roy

Former Tottenham Hotspur player Alan Hutton believes that the writing is on the wall for a member of Jose Mourinho’s squad.

The Portuguese has been in charge of the North London side since late November when he took over from Mauricio Pochettino who left the club in the unfamiliar position of fourteenth in the Premier League table.

Mourinho has made a number of changes to his squad including the promotion to the first team of Japhet Tanganga.

The Spurs academy product has caught the eye since making his Premier League debut against Liverpool and has gone on to feature regularly since.

Tanganga’s rise to fame has seen Juan Foyth fall further down the defensive pecking order.

The Argentine has only featured twice since Mourinho arrived at the club when he impressed in the 3-1 defeat at Bayern Munich in December but was hauled off after the first half in the 2-2 draw at Norwich last month when he was at fault for the first goal.

Foyth has not even made the bench in each of Tottenham’s last five top flight matches with Hutton expecting the 22-year-old to leave the Champions League finalists in the summer.

He told Football Insider: “He’s had a lot of chances if we’re honest,” 

“I know [Mauricio] Pochettino must have liked him. He had some game time under him, so it’s not like he’s never had an opportunity to go and prove himself.

“I always thought he was very rash – big tackles, and every time he played you just thought he was going to do something, whether it be getting sent off or whatever.

“I think he has had an opportunity, and I think they’ll look to move him on I would have thought. The writing is on the wall.

“He hasn’t played too much under Mourinho, and I don’t think he’s really his type of player.

“I do think that he’s one they will look to move on, probably with a few others also.”

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