Despite West Ham United showing an interest, Michael Dawson has put the speculation of a move to bed after he expressed his desire to stay at Tottenham.
He is quoted in The Independent as saying: “I’ve been at Tottenham for nine-and-a-half years. It’s a great football club and I’ve loved every minute of it while I’ve been here.
“The expectations are high and the players want to achieve them. We want to be in the top four and hopefully next year we'll have another push.”
Dawson holds the title of being Tottenham’s longest serving player after making over 350 appearances for the club since he signed for them back in 2005 from Nottingham Forest.
It is no secret that he has experienced an unfortunate spell of injury this season with a serious ankle injury that has prevented him from playing. However, after overcoming this, Dawson doesn't want to go anywhere.
Although Dawson shows no signs of moving clubs at the moment, with only one year left of his contract it could be a different story this time next summer.
The news will come as a blow to West Ham United, who had hoped to make Dawson one of their main signings this summer. Winston Reid has struggled with injury over the last 12 months and doubts remain over his long-term fitness. However, on Dawson's comments, Sam Allardyce will have to concentrate on other targets.
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