Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl insists Danny Ings’ contract scenario won’t assist his type or the membership.
The England striker, who has scored 31 objectives for the reason that begin of final season, has simply 18 months left on his Saints deal.
talkSPORT understands Ings is stalling on signing a brand new contract resulting from a disagreement over the scale of his launch clause amid curiosity from Tottenham.
When requested about Ings’ future, Hasenhuttl advised talkSPORT: “There isn’t a settlement. I feel these rumours by no means assist anyone. Not the membership, not him.
“If you wish to focus in your recreation, it’s all the time simpler to find out about your future. It positively provides you a clearer thoughts.
“For us, as a membership, you all the time have to consider extra situations than solely this one. That is regular.
“We aren’t at this level to be trustworthy as a result of we nonetheless have one-and-a-half years left.
“That could be a very very long time in soccer.”
Former Aston Villa and England ahead Gabby Agbonlahor insists Ings ought to snub Tottenham and stay at Southampton this month.
He advised Wednesday’s talkSPORT Breakfast: “It’s very robust, isn’t it? You see what occurred at Liverpool with him. He didn’t get a lot recreation time.
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“Southampton is a membership he feels at house at and he’s taking part in soccer and moving into the England squad.
“Does he wish to transfer now and play second-choice to Harry Kane at Spurs? That might value him a spot on the Euros.
“For me, I’d keep the place I’m and try to come to an settlement with Southampton.”