Spurs fans here in the Tavern are beginning to feel the effects of a successful season, as the vultures of European football come hunting for their young star.
Tottenham Hotspur have been delivering some of the most impressive performances that supporters have ever laid eyes on. amongst those who come into our bar. Beginning with the emphatic start that they’ve made to this Premier League season under Mauricio Pochettino, to then being at the summit of arguably the most difficult group in the entirety of the Champions League tournament.
Recently, Pochettino and his Spurs side have struggled to even make the European stage but could have never imagined to be sitting pretty at the top of proceedings. A proud moment that will forever go down in the folklore for both the club and fans will be the emphatic 3-1 win over the world’s best side Real Madrid at their not so familiar home of Wembley.
What a crazy night this was, eh?
But for Spurs fans here in the Tavern things could be about to take a turn for the worse, with links in the Mail Online suggesting that Jorge Mendes is in talks with Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli over the prospect of becoming his agent.
You may think to yourself ‘so what?’ but what most people don’t realize is that Jorge Mendes is the most influential agent in world football, who happens to manage the world’s best footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and a whole host of other superstars.
But it doesn’t just stop there as he shares very close ties with Spanish giants Real Madrid, who have been chasing the services of the England international for quite a considerable amount of time now. Indeed, that could quite possibly be the final nail in the coffin with the persuasive powers of the Portuguese agent having been pivotal in many signings made by a number of European giants.
So with Alli not being able to guarantee his future with the club, here’s 3 possible replacements that Spurs could utilize in a swap deal for the 20 year old…