Michel Vorm has admitted he’s grown bored of sitting on the bench or in the stands at Tottenham and is considering his future this season. The 35-year-old has played second fiddle to Hugo Lloris in goal ever since joining Spurs and currently finds himself behind Paulo Gazzaniga in the pecking order.
Since his 2014-move from Swansea City, Vorm has gone on to make 47 appearances in all competitions, keeping 17 clean sheets. The Dutch international has made only four appearances across the board this season and now isn’t even Lloris direct replacement due to Gazzaniga’s fine form.
His contract expires next summer and his recent comments suggest he’s considering leaving Tottenham when the season comes to a close. He told De Telegraaf: “I think I have a few good years for myself. My contract expires after this season, then we’ll see how it goes. I feel very good. Now I have to make sure that I stay fit. It’s always boring to sit on the bench or in the stands.”
Vorm was a regular in the Premier League at Swansea, making 97 appearances. However, he’s been reduced to a backup role in Mauricio Pochettino’s side for four years and appears to be getting impatient. Last season, Vorm wasn’t even called upon for Tottenham’s European excursions. He made just one appearance in the Champions League and was instead used in the FA Cup and EFL Cup.
Tottenham may allow him to leave next summer as Gazzaniga looks really to step up into his shoes as second-choice goalkeeper.