Conor Coady could follow Nuno Espírito Santo to London, should the 47-year-old land the vacant position in the Tottenham Hotspur dugout, according to Football Insider.
The Lowdown: Spurs get set for new season
As Spurs get their ducks in a row ahead of the 2021/22 season, their fans will be seeking clarity over the direction in which the club is heading.
If that move comes to pass, could he be set to raid former club Wolverhampton Wanderers for his first acquisition in charge of Tottenham?
Would Coady be a good signing for Tottenham Hotspur?
The Latest: Coady wanted by Nuno
Nuno is said to want the 28-year-old as a leader for the Spurs defence should he take on the managerial reins in N17 [Football Insider].
Tottenham are set to be in the market for defensive reinforcements this summer, with one or two central defensive incomings potentially being mooted for the Europa Conference League club [Football Insider].
Nuno reportedly wants the Liverpudlian defender to be his “lieutenant” at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, owing to Coady’s leadership qualities and familiarity with the England international.
The Verdict: Coady would be an ideal addition for Tottenham
Sensibility comes to mind with regards to these developments. Prospectively tasked with revitalising a fragmented Tottenham side, Nuno bringing in players who embody reliability would create an ideal environment for footballing progression if he takes charge.
A virtual ever-present in 2020/21, Coady made 40 appearances for Wolves, registering a solitary goal [Transfermarkt].
Illustrating his prowess within the backline, the 6 foot 1 colossus made more clearances in the calendar year than any other player for his current employers; averaging 3.5 per game [WhoScored].
Previously labelled “outstanding” by England manager Gareth Southgate [Rob Dorsett], he would represent the ideal profile of signing for a Spurs team in need of leadership and fresh impetus, and Tottenham should look to finalise a deal for the former Liverpool ace.
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