Things have not gone according to plan at all for Tottenham Hotspur winger Jack Clarke so far this season.
The 19-year-old completed a move to Spurs from Leeds United last summer for around £10 million and was loaned back to the Championship club for the season.
However, Clarke was barely used by Marcelo Bielsa in the first half of the campaign and Tottenham subsequently decided to cut short the loan deal in January.
The teenager secured a loan switch to QPR last month for the remainder of the season in the hope that he would get more games for Mark Warburton’s side but that hasn’t turned out to be the case so far.
Since signing for Rangers, he has appeared off the bench three times and has totalled just 48 minutes to date (transfermarkt).
The winger has struggled set the world alight in his cameos either having mustered a pass accuracy of just 62% while performing just 0.3 dribbles per game, according to WhoScored.
Some Spurs fans on social media are extremely concerned with Clarke’s situation at QPR and were left wondering if the rumoured £10 million Spurs splashed out on him last summer could have been put to better use.
Spending £10m on Jack Clarke made no sense then and even less now
— Spursy 🇿🇲 (@CarnoustieC) February 18, 2020
Jack Grealish running rings around us and we sign Jack Clarke who can't even start for Leeds or wherever he is now #THFC
— Ronen Weinstein (@roneymoney123) February 16, 2020
Luckily we spent £10M on Jack Clarke, so it’s not all bad 🥴
— Mike (@M1KE1) February 16, 2020
Whilst Jack Clarke can’t get a game anywhere, the £10m we spunked on him could’ve been used for this man’s image rights. https://t.co/q5bBYrQOYj
— ENIC OUT (@nad_THFC) February 16, 2020
Jack Clarke cost 10mill 😂😂😂
— Jamie Tebbenham (@jtebbenham) February 16, 2020
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Given how little football he’s played for the last few months, some rustiness is to be expected with Clarke. Perpahs that’s why Warburton has decided to ease him in rather than throwing him straight into the deep end. Let’s hope that he goes on to establish himself as a regular for the side and replicates the sort of performances he put in for Leeds last season.
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