HARRY WINKS could move abroad for a way out of Tottenham next month to keep his Euro 2021 dreams alive.
Harry Winks may be forced to look abroad after falling out of favour at Spurs
That has left the 24-year-old with no choice but to consider a move away from North London – when the transfer window opens in January – in a desperate search for regular games.
A number of Premier League clubs are monitoring his situation, but SunSport understands there are also clubs in Spain and Italy who have now registered an interest.
The style of play in both LaLiga and Serie A would complement Winks perfectly, and would also help his development as a player in a way which would satisfy Three Lions boss Southgate.
And a loan move to the continent may interest Spurs more than a deal with a Premier League club, to avoid the potential of strengthening a rival.
Winks started the first three league games of the season, but since then he has made just one sub appearance in the competition and even found himself out of the matchday squad completely on occasions.
And though he started the Europa League win over Royal Antwerp on Thursday he was hooked just before the hour.
Mourinho accepts he cannot keep everyone happy and has suggested there may be some who would prefer to leave in January if they feel they need more game time.
Winks and Dele Alli are thought to be among those he would be open to leaving, and should Spurs indicate they would be willing to strike a deal then a number of teams will make a move.
Alli is also exploring other avenues and has been linked with PSG after seeing himself fall so far down the pecking order he was not even used as one of the FIVE subs against Antwerp and instead went to fetch a warmer coat.
Despite becoming an outcast under Mourinho, Alli was named as one of FIFPRO’s 55 best players in the world, ahead of the release of their annual world XI.
The former MK Dons star made the cut for the first time despite starting just five games since March in 2020.
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