Despite exiting two cup competitions in a matter of days, Tottenham fans are remaining optimistic this season. The Lilywhites crashed out of the Carabao Cup on penalties before bailing out of the FA Cup to Crystal Palace. However, the fans refuse to get downbeat, and this report from TEAMtalk linking them with Youri Tielemans has helped.
[@TEAMtalk] understand Tottenham Hotspur could be ready to make a move for Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans who has been made available on loan.
— Ricky Sacks (@RickSpur) 28 January 2019
Leicester City were supposedly looking to bring the Belgian midfielder in this month to help bolster their squad. However, Claude Puel has supposedly cooled his interest in the World Cup bronze medalist, opening the door for Mauricio Pochettino to bring the 21-year-old in. If this deal was to go through, it could prove to be a smart swoop from Poch as he looks for a long-term Mousa Dembele replacement.
The young midfielder came through Belgian side Anderlecht’s youth academy, and with the Jupiler League side being the ones to produce Vincent Kompany, Romelu Lukaku and Dries Mertens, the Lilywhites can be excited over links to Tielemans. The youngster could easily become the next big star to make a name for himself after coming through Anderlecht, and Tottenham Hotspur could be the club to give him the platform to do just that.
You can read the Lilywhites’ thoughts on the Tielemans’ rumours here:
Would be a good signing imo. What do you think Ricky? I know we haven't signed anyone, but imagine we didn't necessarily need to sign anyone, would you take him?
— Rhys (@THFCRD) January 28, 2019
Would be a great signing, yes please
— . (@Lamela_11_) January 28, 2019
This won't happen because it's a win-win transfer that makes perfect sense for everyone involved
— C Lvnsn (@WhyCharlieHate) January 28, 2019
This is a no brainier.
— Harps (@Harps1981) January 29, 2019
Would be massive
— Max Fleck (@max_fleck) January 28, 2019
So hope this is true. Wanted him last time we were linked. Fantastic player.
— Mark Hurst (@Retro80sHusty) January 28, 2019
Should be all over this
— Richard murdoch (@Ricmur72R) January 28, 2019
I’d take him if poch is in, I’m deffo in
— JunkStar (@JunkStarGB) January 28, 2019
Now you’re talking Ricky.
That’s the type of player i want at Tottenham@SpursOfficial
Daniel Levy you bald snake
Get Youri Tielemans now
— Adan (@Adan21340291) 28 January 2019
The Lilywhites love the idea of signing Tielemans, yet again it looks like a transfer that will never materialise.Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!