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Tottenham Hotspur: Alan Hutton wowed by Harry Winks exit claim

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Speaking to Football Insider, BBC Radio 5 Live pundit Alan Hutton has been left wowed by news involving Tottenham Hotspur and midfielder Harry Winks.

The Lowdown: Winks exit claim emerges…

As per a report from The Times, Spurs and managing director Fabio Paratici appear willing to let the Englishman go next summer as a claim emerges on one condition.

It is believed that Tottenham will not part ways with their academy graduate unless they receive a fee of around £40 million for his services from any interested sides.

The Latest: Hutton stunned by fee…

Speaking to FI, former Spurs full-back Hutton has been left in disbelief at the amount Paratici wants for Winks – simply stating ‘wow’ in response to the £40m development.

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“£40million, wow, that’s a lot of money,” he explained.

“I think he’s very tidy as a player, moves the ball about well – even if a lot of it is side to side.

“I’d be interested to see who is willing to pay £40million.

“It’s no slight on him, I do think he is a good player.

“The way Tottenham play, they are crying out for someone a bit more creative to set the likes of Kane, Son, Bergwijn, etc. on their way.

“You just wonder if Winks is that player.”

The Verdict: Sell on?

Getting £40m for a player who has largely been bit-part over this last year is certainly a brilliant deal, and we believe Spurs should bite the hands off any side if an offer of that ilk comes in.

Should Spurs sell Winks for £40m?

100 per cent, bite their hands off

100 per cent, bite their hands off

No, he still has more to offer...

No, he still has more to offer...

His homegrown status and age at just 25-year-old are certainly factors which could drive up his market value, but this mooted fee could potentially be a bit too much to ask of any team coming in for Winks.

Averaging a 90% pass success rate across both the Premier League and European competition since making his senior debut for Tottenham in 2014/2015 (WhoScored), you could argue there is some quality there.

However, is it enough to justify paying £40m?

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