Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly the main option for Nikola Milenkovic should he make a move to England in the summer transfer window.
The Lowdown: Alderweireld leaves
Toby Alderweireld has completed a move from Spurs to Qatari side Al-Duhail SC, leaving the North London club after a spell of six years (Sky Sports).
This means that Nuno Espirito Santo’s team will have to look to bring in a new central defender as a replacement for the Belgium international, with the new 2021/22 Premier League season only a couple of weeks away.
The Latest: Milenkovic eyed
THFC are the main ‘option’ for the Fiorentina centre-back in England, but the requests of the Serie A club remain ‘hefty’.
The Verdict: Sign
Should a deal for Romero fall through, Milenkovic is certainly a player who is capable of filling in the gap left by Alderweireld.
Once dubbed as an ‘extraordinary’ defender by his teammate Pol Lirola in March of last year, the Serbia international has even been likened to Manchester United legend and fellow countryman Nermanja Vidic.
Should Tottenham sign Milenkovic?
The six-foot-four colossus certainly showed that he can be a threat for Tottenham in both boxes last term, winning no fewer than 5.1 of his duels per match, while also averaging 3.6 clearances, 1.4 tackles and 1.3 interceptions per game in Serie A (Sofascore).
Nonetheless, signing Milenkovic would certainly be a statement by Spurs that they are ready to push back into the top four.
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