The suggestion is that the 21-year-old is being considered as an option for the January transfer window to add depth at right-back:
[CalcioMercato] | Tottenham Hotspur officials are monitoring Ajax right-back Noussair Mazraoui ahead of a potential January transfer.
— Ricky Sacks (@RickSpur) October 30, 2019
However, many Spurs fans don’t feel that depth is what is actually needed, claiming that they should be looking for a high-quality right-back who can be an unopposed starter instead.
The club has had its fair share of right-back issues since the sale of Kieran Trippier with many fans having lost their patience with Serge Aurier, especially after he fouled Sadio Mane in the box to surrender a point against Liverpool.
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Mazraoui has started 3 Eredivisie games for Ajax this campaign, coming off the bench twice, averaging 1.6 tackles, 0.8 interceptions and 2.2 clearances per games, as per WhoScored.
A selection of Twitter reaction to the report, including posts from sceptical Spurs fans, can be seen below:
Depth not the problem, quality is.
— Eivind Javnes (@EJavnes) October 30, 2019
Depth?? We just need 1 player who can play right back
— maytheFoythbewithyou (@dazcarrott) October 30, 2019
We’re about to poke around every rb in Europe
— MidnightRadio (@MdnghtRadio7) October 30, 2019
Depth? There are about 4 players at Spurs pretending to be right backs at the moment
— Dan (@DanPenfold91) October 30, 2019
Depth or an actual RB
— Daniel Lines (@Bert_Lines) October 30, 2019
— Andrew Lucas (@andrewlucas44) October 30, 2019
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