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Tottenham and Ange planning to simply accept bid to promote £110,000-a-week participant

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While the main focus could also be on bettering Ange Postecoglou‘s Tottenham Hotspur squad this summer time, reviews recommend that the North London membership at the moment are prepared to dump one specific participant.

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The Lilywhites are nonetheless chasing a spot within the Premier League‘s high 4 within the hope of leapfrogging Aston Villa into the Champions League locations come the top of the season, which might play a big half of their summer time switch plans. Qualification for Europe’s elite competitors will surely go a great distance in convincing the likes of Morgan Gibbs-White to finish a transfer to Postecoglou’s aspect, that is for certain.

The Nottingham Forest star is not the one participant to have already been linked with a North London swap both, with a shock transfer for Manchester United centre-back Harry Maguire now being mooted. The England worldwide has struggled at Previous Trafford, however might now get a contemporary begin at Spurs amid a latest return to kind.

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To fund these strikes, Spurs could must be ruthless on the departure entrance, nonetheless, as Postecoglou appears to be like to clear the deadwood remaining on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. And that’s prone to see Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg depart.

Based on Pete O’Rourke of Soccer Insider, Tottenham are planning to simply accept a proposal for Hojbjerg this summer time to money in on the Dane earlier than his contract expires in June 2025. Hojbjerg has struggled for minutes for the reason that arrival of Postecoglou and is amongst these in want of a contemporary begin elsewhere, having beforehand been linked with the likes of Newcastle United within the January window.

On condition that Hojbjerg’s present wage reportedly sits as excessive as £110k per-week, regardless of his restricted minutes, it is no shock that Spurs are eager to clear the 28-year-old from their wage invoice and earn a switch payment within the course of this summer time.

“Decided” Hojbjerg should nonetheless get replaced

While it is easy to assert {that a} participant in Hojbjerg’s position is not vital, squad depth can shortly show to be the important thing when making an attempt to compete in each European and home motion. So, if Spurs are to sanction the sale of the previous Southampton man, then they have to nonetheless take into consideration welcoming a alternative this summer time.

Whoever does are available have to be ready to play a squad position, nonetheless, with Hojbjerg beginning simply six occasions within the Premier League to this point this season, to sum up his struggles. These struggles have not stopped Postecoglou’s reward for the Dane although.

The previous Celtic boss stated earlier this season:

“With Pierre, he’s an expert and really decided to win a spot within the crew. He presents himself nicely daily and over a 38-game season all of those guys will get a chance sooner or later. What they do with that’s as much as them.

“Within the meantime, what’s vital is that if they need to maintain getting alternatives, they’ve to coach nicely and after they do play, whether or not they begin or not, they contribute to the crew.”

Alas, that reward does not look set to stop Spurs’ choice, with Hojbjerg edging nearer and nearer to a summer time departure after 4 years in North London.