Tottenham set sights on January transfer for Manchester United outcast

Tottenham set sights on January move for Manchester United outcast

Spurs search for defensive reinforcements

Antonio Conte’s arrival brings with it a change to a again three, because the Italian has utilized in each certainly one of his different jobs, and that Chelsea followers will little question be very acquainted with.

For Tottenham, this brings with it issues. Though Sergio Reguilon and Emerson Royal are each nicely geared up to play as wing-backs, and there may be loads of cowl in midfield, centre again is a severe difficulty.

Because it stands, solely Davinson Sanchez, Joe Rodon, Eric Dier and Cristian Romero could be thought-about senior centre-back choices, though Japhet Tanganga is a promising different too, having impressed at right-back and centre-back.

Romero, whereas spectacular to date, has suffered by accidents in a rocky begin to his Spurs profession, which has seen him already work beneath two totally different managers. Talking forward of the Lilywhite’s tie with Mura, Conte didn’t sound too hopeful on his restoration time both, saying:

“About Cristian Romero, we’re ready for an additional scan. Truthfully, I feel his harm is severe,”

“Now we have to attend. I don’t know now the time he must restoration. Absolutely his harm is extra severe than Giovani Lo Celso or Dane Scarlett.

“Now we have to attend for the following scan after which the physician can provide extra info on the dates for his restoration,” he added.

So, now down to 3 centre backs for the three spots, it’s clear reinforcements are wanted.

Spurs goal Manchester United outcast

Step ahead, Eric Bailly.

As per Duncan Castles, and relayed through the Manchester Evening news, the Manchester United and Ivory coast centre again is “an choice” for Spurs, as Conte appears to be like for 2 new central defenders within the January switch window.

Eric Bailly

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – MARCH 13: Eric Bailly of Manchester United appears to be like dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Spherical of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Outdated Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Picture by Clive Mason/Getty Photos)

Bailly finds himself fourth alternative in Manchester, and behind the formidable (on paper) partnership of Harry Maguire and Raphael Varane, which means that he may very well be open to such a transfer. Whether or not Manchester United could be keen to sanction it, nevertheless is one other matter, with Varane’s harm worries to date this season inflicting concern.

Would this transfer be one that will assist Spurs return to European soccer?

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Premier League desk

# Group MP D P
1 Chelsea FC 12 26 29
2 Manchester Metropolis 12 19 26
3 Liverpool FC 12 24 25
4 West Ham United 12 9 23
5 Arsenal FC 12 -4 20
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 12 0 19
7 Tottenham Hotspur 12 -6 19
8 Manchester United 12 -1 17
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 12 -2 17
10 Crystal Palace 12 1 16
11 Everton FC 12 -3 15
12 Leicester Metropolis 12 -5 15
13 Southampton FC 12 -3 14
14 Brentford FC 12 -1 13
15 Aston Villa 12 -4 13
16 Watford FC 12 -4 13
17 Leeds United 12 -8 11
18 Burnley FC 12 -6 9
19 Norwich Metropolis 12 -20 8
20 Newcastle United 12 -12 6
Participant Group Objectives
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 11
Vardy, Jamie Leicester Metropolis 7
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 7
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 6
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 5
Cornet, Maxwel Burnley FC 5
Raphinha Leeds United 5
Sarr, Ismaila Watford FC 5
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 4
James, Reece Chelsea FC 4
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 4
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 4
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 4
King, Joshua Watford FC 4
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 4
Benteke, Christian Crystal Palace 4
Aubameyang, Pierre-Emerick Arsenal FC 4
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 4
Zaha, Wilfried Crystal Palace 4
Firmino, Roberto Liverpool FC 4

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