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Spurs may type new Dele & Eriksen with £22m switch


Since turning into a Tottenham Hotspur participant final summer time, James Maddison has made a comparatively spectacular begin.

The quantity ten’s statistics additional help that time, as he at present boasts an output of 4 targets and 7 assists in 22 Premier League matches.

Nevertheless, in current weeks, his performances have sadly taken a slight hit, failing to register a aim contribution in his final 5 video games.

With that in thoughts and the midfield growing into a problem, Ange Postecoglou desires to accumulate a brand new midfielder who has the potential to bolster Maddison.

Spurs’ seek for a brand new midfielder

In line with reviews from Turkey through TEAMtalk, Spurs are lining up a £17m bid for Sebastian Szymanski.

The Polish midfielder at present performs for Fenerbahce, having beforehand thrived in Russia and the Netherlands for Dynamo Moscow and Feyenoord.


Tottenham have been maintaining a tally of the 24-year-old for a while now, and the report states that they’ve already made contact over a deal.

Nevertheless, the Turkish large will demand round £22m this summer time, and Spurs must be ready to battle the likes of Napoli and Bayer Leverkusen for his signature.

How Szymanski may bolster Maddison

Szymanski isn’t a reputation that lots of the Spurs devoted can have heard of earlier than, however the Turkish Tremendous Lig star has actually been making waves in Europe.

The quantity 53 is a left-footed attacking midfielder who additionally has the power to play barely deeper as a box-to-box quantity eight.


The Poland worldwide has been on the epicentre of Fenerbahce’s title problem, enjoying 31 league matches for a facet that’s misplaced simply as soon as this season within the Turkish high flight.

His statistics actually do communicate for themselves, as he’s scored and assisted 9 targets apiece within the league this season, which proves he’s capable of put the ball behind the web in addition to create.

Szymanski’s Tremendous Lig 23/24 Stats







Massive probabilities created


Pictures (per sport)


Key passes (per sport)


Touches (per sport)


Tackles (per sport)


Duels gained (per sport)


Through Sofascore

The desk demonstrates how extraordinarily well-rounded the participant is, which suggests he may simply function alongside Maddison in a 4-3-3 setup in entrance of a defensive midfielder.

Szymanski is the kind of participant who’s determined to make issues occur, even taking pictures freely if the possibility presents itself. This might add one other dimension to the Spurs assault, with the profile of a box-crashing midfielder lacking within the squad.

Not like Madison, who likes to all the time be concerned within the play and get on the ball at any alternative, Szymanski likes to stretch the pitch through glorious motion, typically popping up in harmful areas in between the strains.

The mixture of Maddison’s creativity and the previous Feyenoord ace’s motion might be a lethal mixture, doubtlessly even turning into a brand new model of the Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli partnership.

Each Dele and Eriksen have been able to enjoying beautifully nicely between the strains with the previous contributing to 67 targets and 59 assists in a Lilywhites shirt. The latter, in the meantime, was the scorer of 69 targets at Spurs, registering an additional 90 assists. Wonderful work certainly from two of the best midfielders to don a Tottenham jersey.


It’s not solely within the ultimate third that the “excellent” Szymanski – as dubbed by soccer scout Jacek Kulig – brings to the desk, as he has an countless quantity of vitality.

This allows him to press with ease whereas additionally serving to the facet stop counterattacks, along with his 2.2 tackles and three.9 duels gained supporting this.

In reality, nearly all of the inventive accountability tends to fall on the shoulders of Maddison, and signing Szymanski may simply take the strain off the quantity ten, from each a efficiency and mentality perspective.

For £22m, the midfielder looks as if an absolute cut price, and Spurs should do all they’ll to beat the competitors to his signature. Would not or not it’s fairly the sight to see one other model of Dele and Eriksen in north London?