A report in Portugal is claiming that Tottenham loanee, Gedson Fernandes is set to make a return to his parent club, Benfica in the January transfer window.
The Portuguese midfielder was signed by Spurs on loan from Benfica in the January transfer window as one of the first players to join the club under Jose Mourinho.
He was expected to make the club better, but his loan stint has been a disappointment so far.
The midfielder has not been able to usurp the midfielders he was signed to play ahead of and as the club delved into the transfer window this summer, it was clear that Mourinho didn’t trust him.
Portuguese media outlet, Record is now reporting that the midfielder will likely be sent back to his parent club, Benfica in the next transfer window.
If that happens, he will return with six months left on the deal signed between both clubs.
It is surprising to see Fernandes struggle considering that several teams wanted to sign him at the time that Mourinho’s influence helped Spurs to land him.
Fernandes will go down as one player who never really took his chance to make it in a big league, a return to familiar territory might help him return to form.