Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has handed a trial to Real Sociedad goalkeeperAsier Riesgo, the Spanish club have confirmed.
Riesgo, 26, was a Spain Under-21 international and spent last season on loan atRecreativo Huelva before returning to Segunda Division club Sociedad.
Redknapp needs cover for first-choice goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes because CarloCudicini suffered injuries to his pelvis and wrists in a motorcycle accident andis expected to miss the rest of the campaign.
Spurs bound: Asier Riesgo is on trial at White Hart Lane
'Asier will train next week with Tottenham,' read a statement from Sociedad.
Redknapp will be expected to make a decision on whether he wants to sign Riesgobut no fee has been agreed between the two clubs at the moment.
The Spurs boss is also in the market for a central midfielder to compete withWilson Palacios, Jermaine Jenas and Tom Huddlestone for a starting place, withBrazilian prospect Sandro a target from Internacional.
Redknapp is reluctant, however, to look for another centre-back despiteinjuries to Ledley King and Jonathan Woodgate.
'If Woody is fit and Ledley is fit we're great there,' he said.
'We're in great shape if they're fit but it's a big if. When they played together last year they were a great partnership. Butgetting them out on the pitch at the same time has proved more difficult.'
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