According to former Germany, Schalke and Dortmund player Christoph Metzelder, Lewis Holtby has landed in Germany. Since Spurs have a game today and he has not been listed as injured, he's presumably either looking for a transfer or in exile. Metzelder doesn't seem to know if he's going to BVB, Schalke or somewhere else.
That Metzelder account is verified, but I was skeptical about the low follower count. However, Bild has published a story based on the tweet and a German TV presenter acknowledged it, so I'm guessing this is the real Metzelder.
If Holtby is indeed in Germany (and who knows if this is true) to work out a loan (or permanent) move to Schalke, I'm going to assume that it means there's movement on a potential Julian Draxler transfer, even though Schalke has insisted he won't be sold in January. Schalke have decent attacking midfield depth as long as Draxler is there, so a loan move wouldn't be beneficial for Spurs unless Draxler is getting sold.
We're going to hear a lot more about this in the next couple of days. I have no idea what Spurs or Schalke is doing. Or if Holtby is actually in Germany.
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