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Spurs hit the jackpot with £18m sale now price even lower than Forster

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Tottenham Hotspur maintain some profitable, high-profile gamers throughout the first-team squad. Harry Kane might need been offered to Bayern Munich for an preliminary charge of £82m final summer season, however wealthy is the crop headed by Ange Postecoglou.

Heung-min Son, Dejan Kulusevski, James Maddison, Micky van de Ven and Cristian Romero. Not an exhaustive record however an illustration of the expertise at Tottenham’s disposal. Postecoglou was tasked with constructing one thing from rubble when arriving final yr and he actually has some strong framework.

After all, there are additionally some gamers on the opposite finish of the spectrum presently plying their commerce down N17. And whereas Spurs have demonstrated their intent in transport on strugglers, a number of names linger.

Spurs’ Lowest-valued First-teamers

Participant

Age

Market Worth

Manor Solomon

24

£10.2m

Giovani Lo Celso

27

£9m

Ben Davies

30

£8.8m

Bryan Gil

23

£8m

Fraser Forster

36

£1.1m

Sourced by way of Soccer Transfers

There’s really a still-competing Spurs star offered for a profitable charge who sits on the nadir of that record in Kevin Wimmer, whose departure has proved to be masterful work from Daniel Levy and co.

Why Spurs offered Kevin Wimmer

Spurs signed former Austria worldwide Wimmer from FC Koln for an inexpensive £4m determine manner again in 2015 following the defender’s spectacular shows within the German Bundesliga, chalking up 75 appearances.

Wimmer, aged 22 on the time, had beforehand admitted that it might be a “dream to maneuver” to a membership like Tottenham, although this devolved right into a nightmare as he didn’t make his mark throughout two campaigns.

Certainly, Wimmer did not even make his league debut till January 2016, serving as an unused substitute throughout 9 matches earlier than lastly incomes a shot off the bench, after which making 9 successive Premier League begins within the rearguard.

In equity, he stored 4 clear sheets and gained seven matches throughout this run, however Mauricio Pochettino opted to not entrust the 6 foot 2 titan with a starring function heading into the 2016/17 marketing campaign, handing him solely 5 options within the high flight, and so when Stoke Metropolis got here a-calling with a staggering proposal, cashing in was a no brainer.

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Stoke secured the Austrian’s companies for a whopping £18m in August 2017 as Wimmer was rendered out of date at Spurs after Davinson Sanchez’s acquisition, however he would chalk up 17 Premier League appearances for the Potters throughout an abject marketing campaign that settled their relegation.

Kevin Wimmer’s market worth in 2024

Wimmer by no means performed in English soccer once more following Stoke’s demise, spending three campaigns out on mortgage at groups together with Hannover 96, Mouscron and Karlsruher SC earlier than becoming a member of Fast Wien in his native Austria in 2021.

At present, 31-year-old Wimmer performs his soccer in Slovakia with Slovan Bratislava, having actually plummeted from the promise Spurs hungrily cashed in on.

Kevin Wimmer

He is not that previous – youthful than Son, in truth – however that hasn’t stopped Wimmer’s staggering nosedive, with Soccer Transfers marking the participant with a dismal price of simply £257k.

Spurs will need to have been laughing, Wimmer has not loved a lot success throughout his post-Tottenham days and that is mirrored by his measly market worth, decrease even than 36-year-old shot-stopper Fraser Forster’s, 5 years his senior.

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Tottenham have suffered some disastrous bits of switch enterprise all through latest reminiscence, however it is a good reminder that the membership have loved some large hits up to now, with that now beginning to streamline with Postecoglou on the helm.