Former West Ham United striker Frank McAvennie has suggested Hakim Ziyech should snub Paris Saint-Germain in favour of a move to Tottenham if he wants regular game time next season.

Ziyech has struggled for minutes at Stamford Bridge this season, having largely been a peripheral figure under all the three managers he has had.


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Jeunes Footeux claimed at the start of this month that the Moroccan is desperate to leave Chelsea this summer and Tottenham had expressed an interest in snapping him up.

AS Roma Live subsequently claimed last week that Spurs had reached out to Ziyech’s entourage to signal their appreciation but the publication added that the North London club were set to face competition from PSG for the winger’s services.

The report asserted that Chelsea would be ready to sell the Morrocan for £18m in the summer, amidst the interest from their London rivals and the Ligue 1 giants.

McAvennie believes that Ziyech should pick Tottenham over PSG if his main intention is to play football.

The pundit told Football Insider: “PSG is a wonderful club, they are super rich and France is a wonderful place but so is London.

“I think when players come from abroad they want to stay in London. Even the boys from London want to stay there.

“PSG is great but is he going to get in the team? There is only so many sightseeing trips you can do, you want to play.

“If he thinks he can go and fight for a place at PSG then he should go there.

“It is a better prospect than Tottenham but he probably has more chance of being a regular at Tottenham. So he has got to weigh it up.”

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Despite Kulusevski failing to hit the expected heights this season, there is no doubt about the Swede’s quality and I certainly do not see Ziyech starting above the 22-year-old at Spurs. 

So, the Moroccan would be a squad player at both Tottenham and PSG. I expect the Chelsea man to join a Serie A club like Milan and Roma if his intention is to get regular minutes under his belt.

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