Last Updated: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 10:24
Tottenham keeper David Button remains hopeful that he has a long term future at White Hart Lane despite being out on loan again.
Button has failed to break into the Spurs first team and he knows he is well down the pecking order at the club but he feels he is getting closer to being ready as the other keeper's at the club get older.
The 23-year-old has only appeared for the first team once and that was as a substitute and he spends most of his time away on loan, he is currently away at Barnsley.
Button has one year left on his present deal and faces a big summer ahead but, while he would be delighted to stay at the club, he knows if they do not want him then he must be prepared to move elsewhere.
"It's a big summer for me," Button told Sky. "With a year left on my contract, I need to make some decisions.
"If Spurs still have plans for me, I'll be delighted to stay, but if not, I'll have to look elsewhere.
"I've known myself over the last couple of years that I haven't been ready to play in the Tottenham first team, but I feel I'm gradually getting there.
"Brad (Friedel) and Carlo (Cudicini) have next year on their contract, but they are getting older, so there will be an opportunity there for somebody in the next year or so."
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