Gervinho - Spurs talk can wait

Lille forward will discuss future at the end of the season

By Giscard Gourizro.   Last Updated: 18/05/11 11:36am

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In-demand Lille playmaker Gervinho will only discuss his future at the end of the 2010/11 campaign.

The Ivory Coast international is hot property at the moment, with a number of clubs from across Europe monitoring his situation in France.

Numerous Premier League sides are believed to among that list of suitors, with Gervinho admitting he would relish the opportunity to turn out in England.

Tottenham are understood to be towards the front of the queue, with Harry Redknapp having been in attendance for Lille's recent French Cup success.

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Gervinho is aware of the mounting speculation linking him with a move to Spurs, but insists his sole focus at present is on landing the Ligue 1 title.

"I have read in the French press and been told by a friend in London that Harry has been to watch me," he said.

"But, to be honest, I am only thinking about winning the French league at the moment.

"The transfer talk can wait until the end of the season."

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