Spurs made it a top priority to sign a new defender over the summer in order to strengthen their defense, which gave up 63 goals in the league the previous year.
Even though there were rumors that the North London side was pursuing a number of targets, Ange Postecoglou ultimately settled on Micky van de Ven. That choice appeared to be a wise one when the Dutchman performed well in the first ten games of the season.
Spurs were undefeated at the beginning of the season thanks to the immediate establishment of a strong combination between Cristian Romero and Van de Ven at the back, but Monday’s match against Chelsea destroyed that.
Romero was given a red card and will miss the next three games as a result. Meanwhile, van de Ven sustained a hamstring injury that Postecoglou has called “significant” (Football.London).
In January, who will the Spurs sign?
It goes without saying that Tottenham will now need to bolster their defensive options in January. Three center-backs that the team explored signing over the summer are reportedly the ones that Football Insider sources will be looking at.
Tosin Adarabioyo of Fulham, Edmond Tapsoba of Bayer Leverkusen, and Lloyd Kelly of Bournemouth are rumored to be on Tottenham’s three-man shortlist for January. It appears that curiosity in the three people who were previously connected to the Lilywhites has not diminished.
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Edmond Tapsoba is the most expensive option, but if it were up to me, I would choose him. The more practical choice is Lloyd Kelly, who is a strong defender who is at ease with the ball. Concerning Adarabioyo, I