The Spurs man is yet to feature after the summer loan; will miss the chance to face the former boss

Harry Winks did not play for loan club Sampdoria since leaving Tottenham Hotspur in the summer through injury.

It was clear throughout the window that Winks had no future at Spurs and he eventually moved to Serie A late.

But an ankle problem has kept him out for a single minute for the Serie A side as his frustrations linger.

And that now means he will miss the chance to face former Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho, who is in charge of Roma.

Photo by Matteo Ciambelli/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

Winks struggling with an injury

Sampdoria’s next game is at home against Roma on Monday night, but Winks is also expected to be ruled out for that one.

If the move was to get his career back on track, it hasn’t worked so far, due to his ongoing battle to get back into shape.

Mauricio Pochettino said he had the characteristics to be a ‘perfect‘ midfielder, but his career has been on the slide for a long time now and he has also fallen out of the England picture.

The Italian club’s president has claimed the midfielder wants to prove his parent club were wrong to let him go.

Marco Lanna said last month, quoted by Club Doria 46: “For us, it can be very important.

“He’s a player who wants to play. He’s not afraid of pain. I’m sure he’ll take the pitch as soon as he can. He wants to prove that Tottenham made a mistake. You’ll see that when he will be in the field.

But we’re still waiting for Winks to take the field, and hopefully when he does, he can get back to his best sooner rather than later.

Do you have something to tell us about this article?

Comments are closed.