Tottenham Hotspur may very well be closing in on the signing of Dan James…
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In keeping with verified journalist KeryNews, the north London outfit are in ‘superior talks’ with Leeds United over a deal for the 23-year-old winger.
“Tottenham are in superior talks with Leeds United, and they’re assured of signing Welsh winger Daniel James,” they tweeted.
At this stage, it stays to be seen how a lot the Wales worldwide would command, contemplating he value the Whites round £30m final summer time and the truth that he continues to frequently begin matches beneath Jesse Marsch.
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This may be one thing of an underwhelming, if not disastrous, signing from sporting director Fabio Paratici as it’s laborious to envisage precisely what the light-weight winger would supply Spurs.
It’s true that the necessity for attacking reinforcements may enhance earlier than Thursday’s deadline as Bryan Gil is set to depart on mortgage and Lucas Moura stays injured however the arrival of James earlier than 11pm can be a tragedy ready to occur, one that might not go down effectively with the Lilywhites devoted.
“He hasn’t precisely accomplished that effectively at Leeds in a staff that’s struggling,” Telegraph journalist Luke Edwards steered to the Transfer Gossip Daily Podcast (BBC).
“Every time I’ve seen him play, I’ve not been overly impressed. To get a transfer to Tottenham on the idea of what he’s accomplished at Leeds I discover unusual.”
Certainly, the vast man – who has lately been lambasted as being a “headless chicken” – has solely scored or assisted 9 targets from 39 appearances at Elland Highway, at a fee of 1 contribution each 313 minutes.
That’s hardly inspiring type and must be sufficient for Paratici and co to be postpone.
By comparability, Juventus loanee Dejan Kulusevski has already delivered six goals and ten assists from simply 26 outings, managing a direct objective contribution each 108 minutes. He solely joined the Premier League in January and is clearly a world other than the underperforming James.
Even Moura has managed a objective or help each 180 minutes in a Spurs shirt, so James actually wouldn’t be an improve or a adequate various to anybody in Conte’s squad proper now.
Subsequently, if he have been to signal, then Spurs can be making a significant mistake certainly.
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