Premier League

The candidates Tottenham should consider to truly strengthen this summer

Tottenham are in the position of needing to strengthen their defence this summer.

The club are facing a battle to keep hold of Toby Alderweiereld. The North London side have resisted, placing a £75m price tag on the Belgian centre-back, but it feels like his exit is perhaps inevitable. The club have to strengthen to keep up with the big-spending of clubs like rivals Arsenal, and Liverpool this summer.

The White Hart Lane outfit, returning home this year, feel like they are just a couple of quality additions from finally achieving silverware. They have seemingly knocked on the door of something special for many seasons now, led by talisman Harry Kane.

Mauricio Pochetinno plays open, attacking football. However, the Argentine knows he can only do this because of his excellent back line, who are experienced, and can drive the team forward with their ability on the ball. In the last few seasons, Spurs have arguably had the best centre-back pairing in the Premier League.

With that in mind, here are three suggested defenders who could really reinforce the Spurs back line…

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