Jamie O’Hara has admitted that his future could lie away from White Hart Lane if he fails to hold down a first team place.
O’Hara, a boyhood Spurs fan has been heavily linked with a possible switch to West Ham.
â€œIâ€™m 24 now, Iâ€™ve had a season in the Premiership and Iâ€™ve had a couple of seasons coming off the bench at Tottenham and now I want to settle down somewhere,” Oâ€™Hara told Hawksbee and Jacobs on TALKsport.
â€œI want to be a key part of the team. Iâ€™ve always wanted to do that at Tottenham but if it doesnâ€™t work out then Iâ€™ll have to look elsewhere.
â€œIâ€™m not even training yet and Iâ€™m being linked to other clubs. Itâ€™s obviously flattering to have that interest from other clubs but to be honest all Iâ€™m thinking about at the moment is getting back fit and whatever happens in January is going to be a bonus.”
He added: â€œI want to go to a club where I can put some roots down and hopefully become a fan favourite and stay at a club for a few years. I donâ€™t want to be coming into clubs playing for three months, coming back.
â€œIf I do go and things donâ€™t work out here at Tottenham then Iâ€™m going to be looking for somewhere where Iâ€™m going to stay for four or five years. Thatâ€™s something I want to do now, I donâ€™t want to be moving around all the time.
â€œIâ€™ve never wanted to leave Tottenham but there comes a point in your career if youâ€™re not playing games youâ€™ve got to look at yourself and think well this is my career. I want to be playing football, Iâ€™m not one of these people that want to sit in the bench and play one in four.”
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