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Ange and Levy maintain inner Spurs talks as £13m Werner various emerges

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Ange Postecoglou and Daniel Levy have been holding inner Tottenham talks over the membership’s summer season switch plans, and so they’ve been knowledgeable that they will signal a Timo Werner various for simply £13 million.

Werner out for remainder of season as choice looms on Tottenham future

After signing on mortgage from RB Leipzig in January, Werner obtained off to a superb begin with objectives and assists coming fairly shortly, however the German’s finish product died off quickly after that, and he is now been dominated out for the remainder of the season by means of damage.

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The Italian’s community have been left impressed by Spurs’ switch goal.

The previous Chelsea ahead picked up a hamstring drawback, ruling him out for Spurs’ remaining few video games, so he’ll be counting on his earlier performances as an audition to remain in north London previous 2023/2024.

“Not good. We have had a few accidents. Timo together with his hamstring. With solely two to 3 weeks or so left, he’ll miss the remainder of the season,” mentioned Postecoglou on Werner’s damage. “Ben Davies obtained a calf damage within the sport and that is the remainder of his season.”

Werner’s mortgage deal features a £15 million option-to-buy for Tottenham, and the massive choice over whether or not to set off that clause now awaits Levy. The 28-year-old, for his half, is on document stating that he’s joyful on the membership.

Timo Werner’s finest league video games for Tottenham

Match Ranking (through WhoScored)

Tottenham 3-1 Crystal Palace

7.68

Tottenham 3-2 Brentford

7.36

Aston Villa 0-4 Tottenham

7.00

West Ham 1-1 Tottenham

6.95

Tottenham 2-1 Brighton

6.91

“I believe the one factor I can say within the second is that I prefer to play soccer right here and the remaining just isn’t my flip,” mentioned Werner on doubtlessly staying at Tottenham. “It is enjoyable. I believe the best way we play, I can get pleasure from my soccer. My strengths match effectively into the system and on the finish it’s about operating, giving every thing on the pitch and that is what I can strive.”

Werner has additionally reportedly instructed his brokers he’d like to stay at Spurs, and whereas the winger has slotted effectively into Postecoglou’s system, there are additionally considerations over simply how wasteful he will be in entrance of purpose.

It will likely be fascinating to see if the Lilywhites decide to maintain him on for subsequent marketing campaign, however they do have alternate options.

Tottenham knowledgeable they will signal Iling-Junior for simply £13 million

One in every of them is Juventus ahead Samuel Illing-Junior, a participant who Spurs have been repeatedly linked with earlier than. Based on GiveMeSport, Tottenham have been knowledgeable they will signal Illing-Junior for simply £13 million, coming as each Postecoglou and Levy maintain inner talks over the membership’s switch plans for this summer season window.

He could be an excellent cheaper deal to strike than Werner, which can come as attractive as Spurs look to economize the place potential to allow them to bolster different areas of the squad. Illing-Junior is younger with loads of potential and years forward of him, to not point out very fast within the remaining third.

Samuel-Iling-Junior

“Iling Junior is a really fast participant, who likes to tackle opposing full-backs and assault the vertical areas, in a really direct approach,” mentioned journalist Michele Neri.

“He’s a left winger who can even play without any consideration winger if wanted. He has an ideal sense for dribbling and a velocity from a standing begin that different Juventus gamers should not have.

“In these qualities you possibly can completely see shades of Rafael Leao when the AC Milan famous person was a bit youthful. The followers went loopy for him after the Benfica sport the place he performed 20 minutes and actually shone, offering an help to Milik.”