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Tottenham pair Bergwijn and Rodon set to leave in January transfer window after falling out of favour under Conte

STEVEN BERGWIJN and Joe Rodon could reportedly be on their way out of Tottenhan in the January transfer window.

The pair are currently peripheral figures at Spurs with neither player starting in the Premier League since Antonio Conte’s arrival in North London.

Tottenham forward Steven Bergwijn has been linked with a move away from North London in January
Wales international Joe Rodon has appeared just once in the Premier League this campaign

Dutch winger Bergwijn has been limited to just 13 minutes in the top-flight under Conte spread across two games.

Meanwhile Rodon hasn’t featured in the Premier League since the 3-0 defeat against Crystal Palace in September.

Rodon’s only appearance under Conte came in the humiliating 2-1 defeat against Slovenia outfit NS Mura in the Europa Conference League.

The result led Conte to hit out at his squad as he conceded that ‘the level at Tottenham is not so high’.

And according to The Times, Bergwijn and Rodon face an uncertain future with the duo to both potentially leave in the New Year.

Bergwijn, 24, has been linked with a move back to the Eredivisie with Ajax claimed to be interested in securing his services.


The news outlet has declared that Erik ten Hag would look to sign the ex-PSV forward on loan if continues to be out of Conte’s plans.

Meanwhile Rodon could also be on the move with the Welsh centre-back attracting interest from Brighton.

Seagulls boss Graham Potter is known to be a fan of the defender, who he worked with at Swansea.

Rodon was linked with a move to the Amex Stadium in the summer as a possible replacement for Ben White, but a deal failed to materialise.

Conte recently admitted that Rodon isn’t in his first team plans as he stated that he sees him only as cover for Eric Dier.

Speaking prior to Spurs’ 3-0 win against Norwich, the ex-Chelsea manager was asked about Rodon’s status in the side.

To which he said: “The first thing that I’m trying to do – and am doing – is try to find the right position for every player, and in every position is to have another player.

“For in the characteristic in my idea, I see Joe behind Eric Dier in the central position.

“For sure this position is a singular position. If you’re a central defender on the right or the left, you can have more options to play.

“To stay behind the central defender, you have only one option but Joe is a player who has showed me really, really great commitment, a will and desire to learn and improve himself.

“I think this is good. It’s a really good example for the other players. He’s a silent player that works and works because he knows that he wants to improve.

“I’m satisfied for the improvement that I’m seeing in the training sessions about him.”

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