Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes is closing in on a loan move to Hoffenheim, Press Association Sport understands.
Gomes has fallen well down the pecking order in the last two years following the arrivals of Brad Friedel and Hugo Lloris. His last appearance for the London club came in November 2011 and he has rarely made the bench in the last 18 months.
The Brazilian was keen to secure a move back to his homeland in order to try to win back his place in the national squad ahead of the 2014 World Cup, but he now looks set to join Hoffenheim, who are in talks with Spurs over a possible six-month loan deal for the 31-year-old.
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