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Spurs eyeing dream Son associate who’s ‘the most effective gamers within the PL’

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After a tough few weeks within the Premier League that noticed the membership lose to fierce rivals Arsenal and Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur lastly acquired again to successful methods over the weekend due to a 2-1 residence victory over Vincent Kompany’s Burnley facet.

It wasn’t a classic efficiency from Ange Postecoglou’s facet, however they acquired the job executed. The sport noticed summer season signing James Maddison get again amongst the motion, with the Englishman offering the help for Micky van de Ven’s winner.

Nevertheless, it hasn’t been the marketing campaign many have been hoping for from the previous Leicester Metropolis man, and with the summer season window approaching, Daniel Levy and Co may very well be about to splash the money to land a participant who may supercharge Son Heung-min’s numbers up high.

Tottenham Hotspur switch information

In line with a report late final week from Soccer Insider, Tottenham Hotspur are all for Crystal Palace sensation Eberechi Eze and are actively ‘monitoring’ his state of affairs in South London.

Eberechi Eze for Crystal Palace

The dangerous information for the Lilywhites is that the identical report additionally claims that Manchester Metropolis have beforehand expressed an curiosity within the gifted midfielder, suggesting {that a} tug-of-war over the Englishman may materialise in the summertime.

Nevertheless, a current report from Soccer Insider has revealed that the Eagles could be prepared to hearken to provides in extra of £70m for the previous Queens Park Rangers star this summer season, which may make a transfer for him barely extra easy ought to Metropolis be even reasonably hesitant to spend that a lot.

Mateta-Olise-Eze-Wharton-Crystal-Palace

In the end, bringing Eze to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this summer season would require intense negotiations or a considerably hefty price. Nonetheless, given his immense high quality, Maddison’s uninspiring type, and the truth that he may supercharge Son, it appears like a deal price pursuing.

How Eze may supercharge Son

Now, if the Lilywhites have been to safe Eze’s companies forward of subsequent season, the actual fact he prefers to begin in an attacking midfield function means that he would push Maddison out of the beginning lineup, however how do the pair examine this season?

Eze vs Maddison

Gamers

Eze

Maddison

Appearances

30

28

Objectives

9

4

Assists

5

8

Purpose Involvements per Match

0.46

0.42

All Stats through Transfermarkt 23/24

From a current efficiency standpoint, the Palace ace has been barely extra productive. In his final 30 video games, he has scored 9 objectives and offered 5 assists. Compared, the Spurs ace has scored 4 objectives and delivered eight assists in his final 28 video games.

Furthermore, since Eze’s return to health in early March, he has scored 4 objectives and offered two assists in ten league video games, whereas Maddison has managed only one aim and two assists in the identical interval.

So, whereas the previous Foxes man has skilled fairly a dramatic falloff in 2024, the previous QPR star has seen an uptick in type, possible as a result of he’s lastly taking part in below a progressive supervisor in Oliver Glasner, suggesting he would flourish below a supervisor like Postecoglou.

That mentioned, how nicely would the 25-year-old work with Son?

Eberechi-Eze-Crystal-Palace

Properly, when taking a look at Understat, each midfielders are producing round 0.29 anticipated assists per 90 this season, whereas the South Korea worldwide remains to be massively overperforming his anticipated objectives determine of 0.38 per 90. Because of this bringing within the Palace man for the 27-year-old would not have a detrimental affect on Son’s service.

Nevertheless, the Greenwich-born attacker’s anticipated aim determine per 90 this season is 0.41, whereas his potential competitors’s is simply 0.24.

The essential underlying numbers

Gamers

Eze

Maddison

Son

Anticipated Assists per 90

0.29

0.29

0.37

Anticipated Objectives per 90

0.41

0.24

0.38

All Stats through Understat for 23/24 Premier League

This key distinction highlights how the Palace star, who Wolverhampton Wanderers supervisor Gary O’Neil described as one among “the very best within the Premier League”, may supercharge Son. His elevated aim menace may open up extra space for the 31-year-old to take advantage of, and his ending means would enable the previous Bayer Leverkusen ace to rack up way more assists than he has this yr.

In the end, whereas Maddison is a gifted participant, his drop-off this yr has been dramatic, and whereas Eze would possibly produce the identical anticipated help determine as him, the truth that he’s a far greater aim menace ought to assist juice Son’s total output.

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