Journalist Pete O’Rourke believes that Marcus Edwards would be tempted to re-join Tottenham if the North London club come calling for the winger.

It has been well-documented over recent days that Spurs continue to be locked in negotiations with Sporting Lisbon over a deal for Pedro Porro (Fabrizio Romao)

Marcus Edwards

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However, some publications have also suggested over the last few weeks that Tottenham could look to pull off a double deal for Edwards too, with the Lilywhites allegedly only having to pay half of the winger’s £52m release clause, thanks to the sell-on clause they have for the player (Daily Mail).

However, Football.London’s Alasdair Gold said two weeks ago that the reports linking the 24-year-old with a return to Spurs are ‘wide off the mark’.

The journalist suggested that the Tottenham academy graduate’s attitude in training might not sit well with Conte and questioned why the attacker would want to join his former club to be a backup when he is getting regular minutes in Portugal.

However, O’Rourke believes Edwards may look favourably on the chance to return to Spurs this month.

The journalist told GiveMeSport: “Marcus Edwards would give serious consideration to a move back to Tottenham.

“Obviously, he did very well against them in the Champions League this season, and I think the whole point of him leaving England in the first place to go to Sporting Lisbon was to get first-team football and to prove himself with the ultimate goal of probably coming back to England.”

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Even if Spurs were seriously considering a move for Edwards ahead of January, I believe that the club would have reconsidered, now that Gil looks set to stay as a backup to Kulusevski.  Tottenham’s interest in Leandro Trossard suggests that Conte might now be looking to strengthen on the left flank rather than on the other side.

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