‘The club that I liked the most’ – Spurs star leaves door open for return to former club

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Dom Le Roy

Serge Aurier has revealed that he would like to return to Paris Saint-Germain one day if the opportunity presents itself but admitted that he is currently enjoying his football at Tottenham.

Spurs signed the right-back from PSG for £23m back in 2017 but he struggled to make the expected impact in his first couple of seasons in North London.

The Ivorian got regular game time last season after Kieran Trippier’s departure to Atletico Madrid and despite showing his quality going forward, there were still some question marks about his defending.

The 27-year-old appeared to have put those issues behind him this season after he put in a number of impressive  defensive displays.

However, his old habit reared its ugly head again during Tottenham’s 2-0 loss to Leicester last Sunday when he made a needless challenge on Wesley Fofana to gift the away side a penalty.

The right-back will be hoping to put that mistake behind him and build on the impressive form he had shown up to that point.

He admitted that things are going well for him at Tottenham at this moment but he would not turn down a chance to return to Paris.

Speaking to Canal+ (as relayed by Onefootball), the right-back said: “Go back to PSG? But do you think I can answer that? When I say that Paris is my favourite club, I don’t want some journalists to say, ‘no he doesn’t have the right to say that, why does he say it’s his favourite club?’

“But of course I answer, it is the club that I liked the most of all the clubs I have been to. First, there is Lens because that’s where I was trained. But the one where I made myself as a man, as a professional, where I made myself known the most by my qualities, is Paris. This is where I had the most fun.

“Being little before arriving in Lens, Paris was my club so you can imagine… One day, that would not bother me, with pleasure. Because it’s my favourite club, I’m never going to refuse a proposal from Paris, that’s for sure.

“But today I’m in a situation where I’m fine with my club, I wrote something there, but maybe the chapter is not over.

“If it doesn’t show up, I’m fine where I am and it’s going great for me.”

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Until this season, Aurier never quite appeared to be settled at Spurs, as evidenced by the fact that he was constantly being linked with moves away. However, he seems to have got his head down this season and is arguably playing the best football since arriving at the club. Hopefully, his confidence is not affected too badly by his mistake against Leicester as his form until that game was exemplary.

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