Pekhart eyes swift solution
Tomas Pekhart is determined to resolve his future at Tottenham within the next few days.
By Vasek Kadlec
Last Updated: 05/01/09 11:50am
Tottenham striker Tomas Pekhart is determined to resolve his future at the club within the next few days.
Pekhart, signed in 2006 from Slavia Prague, has not made an appearance for the club and has recently cut short a loan spell at Championship side Southampton.
The 19-year-old has shone for the Spurs youth teams but has so far failed to make the grade with the first team.
The striker has now come to the conclusion that his future may lie away from White Hart Lane.
"I want to resolve the situation with a loan or a permanent move elsewhere," he told Denik Sport.
The Czech endured a miserable spell at the struggling Saints earlier this season where he made just two starts in the league, scoring one goal.
"After my arrival I was not complaining at all about anything, everything was going fine. Three weeks later, when I played in the starting line-up, they suddenly put me in the stand," he added.
"I went to the coach to ask him about the explanation and he replied that it was because of the club's policy.
"Since then I did not know what was going on in the team and came on mostly only as a substitute.
"Later I found out that the club had huge financial problems and the management wanted to play only with the players who had been at the club ever since.
"They stopped picking players who were there on loan."
Pekhart's luck did not improve when he returned to Spurs as he admits that manager Harry Redknapp was not even informed that he had returned.
"During the first few days of my arrival the coach did not even know I was there," he explained.
"I was with the first team for a while, then with the reserve team for a while. Now I am waiting for my agent to arrive and we will start negotiations.
"I could not be nominated for matches anyway as I was a Southampton player until January 1st.
"I will see now what the next few days will bring along."