3 key departures, including SON, as Tottenham target England U-21 star next January
Tottenham are in desperate need of reinforcements in the winter transfer window next January. They have a number of injuries to key players and a number of players competing in continental championships.
On Jan. 16 (KST), British media outlet The Independent reported that “Tottenham are looking to sign an England U-21 player to bolster their squad next January”.
Tottenham manager Enze Postecoglou took over this season and led the English Premier League (EPL) with an unbeaten record of 8 wins and 2 draws in the first 10 games of the season, but recently suffered back-to-back upset losses to Chelsea and Wolverhampton. In the 11th round of the 2023-2024 EPL at home against Chelsea on July 7th, Tottenham’s midfield core, James Maddison, was sidelined with an injury, and Mickey van der Penn, the “belly” of Tottenham’s jersey this summer, suffered a hamstring (back thigh muscle) injury. The injuries to key players will be even more painful for Postecoglou as he already has a long list of injuries including Ivan Perisic, Destiny Udoji, Ryan Sessegnon, Christian Romero and Manor Solomon.
On top of that, the team is bound to lose another key member next January. ‘Captain’ Son Heung-min is expected to be called up for the Qatar Asian Cup. Midfielders Yves Bissouma (Ivory Coast) and Pape Sarr (Senegal) will also be away at the Africa Cup of Nations. If the injured players do not return as planned, Tottenham could be in for a dark 카지노사이트 순위 January 2024.
As a result, Postecoglou has been forced to butt heads with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy. Both agree that the club must strengthen in the winter transfer window next January. “We are trying to strengthen our team depth,” Postecoglou said.
He has a number of players on his radar. Among the names on his list are 19-year-old Brighton striker Evan Ferguson and Saudi Al-Hilal’s Nabil Neves, while England U-21 international Samuel Ealing-Junior (20-Juventus) is also on his radar. The former Chelsea and Juventus youth product made his first-team debut for Juventus in the 11th round of the 2022-2024 Italian Serie A season against Empoli, coming on as a 40th-minute substitute. In the fifth leg of the European Champions League group stage against Benfica, he provided an assist and a kill pass seven minutes after coming on as a 25th-minute substitute. He also scored his Serie A debut 11 minutes into the second half against Atalanta on May 7.
The Congolese-Englishman is an elite player, having represented England at every level of the senior national team from the U-15s to the U-20s. In June 스포츠토토 of last year, he represented England U-19s at the UEFA U-19 Championship, where he led England to victory.