Gomes is likely to leave in January admit Spurs

Heurelho Gomes is set to quit Tottenham in January, manager Harry Redknapp has confirmed.

The Brazilian keeper has lost his first-team place to summer Bosman signing Brad Friedel and lost out to Carlo Cudicini in their last two Europa League ties.

His appearance against Stoke in the Carling Cup on Tuesday night was Gomes' first this season.

“I would think he won’t be happy," said Redknapp. "He wants to play at the World Cup [in 2014] with Brazil, so it’s going to be a problem.

“We’ll wait until the next window and see where that takes us.

“He’s done nothing wrong. He’s a fantastic goalkeeper and a great pro. I just went with Carlo in Greece [against PAOK in the Europa League] - and he [Cudicini] was magnificent.

“I’m very lucky I have three top goalkeepers here and it’s unlucky for the two not in the team.

“They would get in other teams, for sure. He [Gomes] trains great every day."

Gomes made a number of high-profile errors last season, but Redknapp denies that is why he has slipped to third in the pecking order.

"I spoke to Tony Parks and we felt Carlo might be a better bet coming off the bench," he said. "The big man [Gomes] is a top, top goalkeeper, in my opinion. People look at the odd mistake but he also made incredible saves.”

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