Everton Borrow Lennon of Tottenham
Liverpool – Aaron Lennon will not spend the second half of the season at Tottenham Hotspur. The mercurial winger on loan at Premier League club Tottenham to another, Everton.
Lennon, who rarely get the chance to play at Tottenham in recent years, hunted by several clubs on the last day of the winter transfer window. Stoke City, Hull City and Queens Park Rangers are reportedly also interested in the 27-year-old winger was.
However, Everton finally lucky to get Lennon. The players rejected three other clubs for the sake of joining the Toffees until the end of this season.
“We all know what Aaron will bring to our squad with his experience, his participation in two World Cup with England and nicks that he made in the Premier League,” said the Everton manager, Roberto Martinez, in his club’s official website.
“At the age of 27 years, Aaron will be a very important asset to our squad and he will represent a great help in terms of options in attack, from now until the end of the season. The speed and agility will be very fit at Goodison,” said Martinez.
Lennon appeared in 365 matches and 30 goals for Tottenham pack since his move from Leeds United in 2005. However, this season he is more often a new backup and played nine times in the Premier League.
Lennon arrival is expected to help Everton in their efforts to rise in the second half of the season. Everton now ranks 12th in the Premier League standings with a collection of 26 points, 16 points adrift of Arsenal, who are in fifth place.