Amongst rumours that Tottenham had joined Man United in a race to sign Bournemouth defender Nathan Aké, we discussed the importance of The Lilywhites signing the Dutchman.
With the future of Tottenham’s star defender Toby Alderweireld perennially unclear, as well as the fact that he and partner Jan Vertonghen will both be in their 30s next season, Spurs will want to secure a defender for the future.
That is why the 23-year-old Aké promises to be the perfect successor to those two in defence. The trouble is, Man United have the financial power and reputation to beat Spurs to his signature.
With that in mind, we asked if you thought Tottenham could beat Man United to sign the 7-cap international, and these were the results:
This is encouraging for Tottenham fans, with 70% believing they can beat The Red Devils in signing him. This may just be partisan confidence from Spurs fans, or perhaps they see a power shift between the clubs, and believe that under Mauricio Pochettino, Tottenham can offer more.