Tottenham haven’t signed a single player yet this window, which could work out against Spurs’ top four hopes seeing as their rivals have strengthened.
Despite Spurs having a very strong starting 11, their problem is squad depth, something of which they don’t have a lot of. To become a trophy-winning team, a big squad would be vital, seeing as Tottenham will be playing in the Premier League, Champions League and both the EFL cup and the FA cup. One player who is really becoming accustomed to life in the top flight and has the potential to be a star for Tottenham is Bournemouth’s Lewis Cook, who is valued at £18 million on Transfermarkt, and so perhaps the Lilywhites should consider moving for him in search of further depth.
The 21-year-old has recently thoroughly asserted himself as a key member of the Cherries’ midfield, as well as the past season becoming the one where he broke into the England set-up. That is solely down to his wonderful footballing ability and Gareth Southgate is surely not the only top manager to have realised his talent.
Cook started 25 Premier League matches last season, switching between a box-to-box role and a defensive midfield role. Either allows Cook to play in his own way, controlling possession and spraying balls around to set his team up on the attack. Tottenham don’t have a midfielder, apart from Christian Eriksen, who can do that so despite his young age, signing Lewis Cook would be a very smart move from Spurs.
No players have yet arrived or departed but with just over a week till the window shuts and the season starts, along with having a handful of players missing from the first team after the World Cup still, reinforcements could be crucial and Lewis Cook is a player who really has the potential to shine on a global stage with Tottenham.
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