Jose Mourinho insists Son’s injury won’t mean more time for Troy Parrott

first_imgJOSE MOURINHO has again insisted that Troy Parrott will not be thrown into first team action – despite Heung-Min Son being ruled out with a broken arm.South Korea international Son is out for at least a fortnight as he joins Harry Kane in the treatment room with Spurs’ striking options now looking light.2 Mourinho has been adamant Parrott isn’t ready for a significant role in the teamCredit: AFP or licensorsBrazilian Lucas Moura is the only experienced centre forward available to Mourinho.But he re-iterated that Ireland striker Parrott, 18, and England rookie Ryan Sessegnon, will not now get their chance in the Champions League against RB Leipzig.He said: “My thoughts are that Troy Parrott is not ready and Ryan Sessegnon is not a striker.”The Dubliner made his Premier League debut against Burnley as a late substitute against Burnley and has made the bench on three occasions since then.NOT SEEN ACTIONHe has also signed a new improved three-year contract.But he has not seen any action at any level as he trains with the first team squad and is not risked in Spurs’ Under 23 or Under 18 games.2 Son injured his arm during the last-gasp win versus Aston VillaCredit: PA:Press AssociationA loan move to Charlton last month was also rejected by Tottenham when it was realised that the temporary switch would mean Spurs’ could not class him as ‘home-grown’ in Euro competition.Ireland boss Mick McCarthy admitted last week that his lack of first-team football meant it was unlikely he will be involved in the Euro 2020 play-offs next month.LITTLE CHANCEMcCarthy said: “If he’s not playing competitive football, he’s got very little chance of playing in the squad.“I wish he’d gone to Charlton to play games on loan. I don’t know, it’s great for him.MOST READ IN SPORTTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless'”Financially he’s got a new contract but he’s not going to play is he?“I’m not bothered what length of contract he’s got or what or what he does, it’s playing football I need to see him doing.“He was deprived of that because of his age at the end of it. It’s great for him, I’m delighted, thrilled but I wish he was playing football somewhere, it’d be much better for us.”last_img

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