Tottenham Hotspur defender Ledley King has told the club's official website that his future belongs at White Hart Lane, even if he cannot continue playing for the side.
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King, 31, underwent a minor procedure at the end of the season to clean out his knee, in the hope that it will allow increased participation next campaign.
However, with his contract expiring this summer, both King and the club are waiting to see the success of the operation before deciding what the future may hold.
King said: "I had a really good start to last season and was pleased to play as many games as I did. A knock in training set me back towards the end, but I opted to carry on playing rather than take the time out to have the knee seen to. Unfortunately that meant that I didn't play the last few games at the standard I would have liked.
"I've been discussing things with the Club and my contract expires this summer. The Club has been fantastic in supporting me and given me several options to stay involved with Tottenham. I shall take a view with them pre-season on my future.
"Tottenham has been the only Club for me and if I can't play here then I shall look to be involved in another capacity."
King made his Spurs debut in May 1999 and has been an ever-present figure since, also earning 21 caps for England across an injury-hit career.