With the transfer window looming, Tottenham will have a battle on their hands if they want to try and get from second place and win the title next season. There’s already been a lot of transfer speculation, but these are the three most realistic signings that they could secure and build on.
Joshua King – Bournemouth
The striker has had a great season, managing to score 16 goals, saving the Cherries from relegation. His performances this season have caught the eye of many top clubs in the league, including Tottenham. The player would cost around the £15m mark and could be perfect, with the Spurs manager needing to sort the issue of goals when Harry Kane is either injured or resting. With the Premier League needing players to be qualified as homegrown, Joshua would pass, even though he plays for Norway.
Michael Keane – Burnley
He’s had a standout performance this year for Burnley, the 24-year old signed from Manchester United 2 years ago and has impressed since. It’s plain to see that he should be playing at a top club next season, in a hope to get into England’s squad in the near future. Both Liverpool and Everton are said to be interested in the player, and the Yorkshire club is wanting around £30m for him.
Ben Gibson – Middlesbrough
If Spurs can’t convince Michael Keane to come to North London, it might be worth going after the 24-year-old. The Englishman managed to win his first international cap earlier in the season and the three Lions see him as a long-term replacement for John Terry. The Spurs transfer news is that Kevin Wimmer will leave the club, Gibson could be the perfect replacement, though with Chelsea looming it could get complicated.