Tottenham Hotspur have Wolfsburg defender Maxence Lacroix on a list of potential options if they look to sign another defender this summer, according to The Sunday Express.
The Lowdown: Tottenham Hotspur prepare for life under Nuno Espirito Santo
Progressing towards 2021/22, newly appointed Tottenham manager Nuno Espirito Santo will be keen to swiftly bring in reinforcements ahead of the new season.
Making inroads in the transfer market, Spurs have completed the purchase of Atalanta BC goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini on loan with an option to buy [BBC].
Could the Londoners now be set to pursue a second signing of the summer following recent developments?
Would Lacroix be a good signing for Tottenham Hotspur?
The Latest: Tottenham keen on Wolfsburg defender Lacroix
Tottenham are said to be interested in Lacroix, who predominantly functions as a centre-back for his current employers [Sunday Express].
He is said to be being lined up as a potential replacement for either Davidson Sanchez or Eric Dier, should one of those two players move on during this window.
Divisional rivals Chelsea have also been accredited with an attraction to the 6ft 3in ace in recent times [METRO].
The Verdict: Lacroix would be a good signing for Tottenham Hotspur
At just 21-years-old, the France Under-20’s cap would represent an astute signing for the Lilywhites as he could provide long-term stbility at the back.
In 2020/21, he impressed in the Bundesliga, registering four-goal contributions in 36 games; two goals and two assists [Transfermarkt].
Impressing with his awareness of dangerous situations, the Frenchman contributed with a commendable average of 4.5 clearances during each game across the campaign [WhoScored].
With Spurs undergoing something of a transition, the prospective signing of Lacroix would undoubtedly appeal to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium faithful.
Once labelled as ‘outstanding’ by Oliver Glasner, Tottenham should look to sign the domineering presence before another side makes an approach [Planet Football].
In other news, Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a Serie A ace.
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