Career in Pictures: Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend
4. Load of Loans
Townsend started his career at Tottenham Hotspur, joining the North London side’s academy at the age of eight.
However, before establishing into Spurs’ first-team he went out on loan to nine different clubs (Yeovil Town, Leyton Orient, MK Dons, Ipswich Town, Watford, Millwall, Leeds United, Birmingham City, Queens Park Rangers) in five seasons.
A turning point came in the 2012/13 campaign where he impressed in the Premier League under Harry Redknapp at QPR.
He was subsequently brought back to White Hart Lane where he became a regular on the right flank.