Tottenham defender discusses his future

15:29 01 June 2012

Ledley King

Ledley King

PA Archive/Press Association Images

Ledly King desperate to stay at White Hart Lane

Tottenham centre-half Ledley King has hinted that he would rather quite football than a play for a club other than Spurs.

The 31-year-old’s current deal has expired and after years of chronic knee problems his time as a player at White Hart lane could be over.

“I had a really good start to last season and was pleased to play as many games as I did,” King said. “A knock in training set me back towards the end, but I opted to carry on playing rather than take the time out to have the knee seen to. Unfortunately that meant that I didn’t play the last few games at the standard I would have liked.

“I’ve been discussing things with the club and my contract expires this summer. The club has been fantastic in supporting me and given me several options to stay involved with Tottenham. I shall take a view with them [in] pre-season on my future.

“Tottenham has been the only club for me and if I can’t play here then I shall look to be involved in another capacity.”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest Tottenham news

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Arturo Vidal of Juventus FC celebrates (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

The latest transfer news and gossip on the final day of the Premier League season.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Alexandre Lacazette of Lyon  (Photo by Kaz Photography/Getty Images)

The latest transfer news and rumours heading into the final weekend of the Premier League season.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud

Fancy a flutter on the final day of the season? Here are our top tips for the best of Sunday’s Premier League action.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Yannick Bolasie of Crystal Palace in action (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has warned Yannick Bolasie’s potential suitors that the winger is not yet ready to join a top club.

Breaking News

Friday, May 22, 2015

There are severe delays on the Central Line after a woman was hit by a Tube train.

Read more

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

You could take in stunning views of London over brunch at the Sky Garden

Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

Read more

Spurs Transfer News