Kyle Walker refuses to commit future to Tottenham amid Manchester City interest

The right-back’s future at the club has been in question after falling out with manager Mauricio Pochettino over fitness and selection last May

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Kyle Walker has refused to commit his future to Tottenham, admitting that there has been “no indication at all” of where he will be next season.

The right-back’s future at the club has been in question after falling out with manager Mauricio Pochettino over fitness and selection last May, as first revealed by The Independent.

The player has since been linked with a move to Manchester City, where the 27-year-old can expect to double his current £70,000-a-week wage. 

Although no official bid has yet been, Walker’s latest comments, made to Sky Sports, will surely reaffirm the belief that he is set to walk away from Tottenham this summer.

When asked about his future at the club, he said: "No, no indication at all. No."

He added that such speculation has done little to distract him. "Not at all. I mean, you know coming away from club football kind of gives you a little bit of headspace.

"I am an England player now and I am fully focused on a massive game on Saturday. We need to go and get the three points."

Walker saw his place in Pochettino’s starting XI come under threat from England teammate Kieran Trippier towards the end of the season, prompting initial speculation that the player’s time at Tottenham was coming to an end.

But despite the competition, Walker has insisted that he gets “on well” with the 26-year-old and has benefited from their rivalry.

"I think it has pushed us both on as players, most definitely,” he added.

"We get the best out of each other and even if Tripps plays or I play, we've said privately to each other that we will each other on.

"I don't ever say a bad word or wish bad on him because it's more about the team rather than individual performances.

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Walker is wanted by City (Getty)

"We're putting on our England shirt now and whoever gets the nod I am sure the other one will be fully behind it.

"I've known Tripps since Under-19s. We had a tournament with England in Ukraine. I played centre-half and he played right-back, I do believe.

"You know, it was a friendly rivalry and we got on. We get along well, we're two northern boys down south so we bounce off each other like that and we get along really well."

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