According to a report by Football Insider, Brentford have joined Leicester City and Hoffenheim in the race to sign promising Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Elliot Thorpe this summer, with the 20-year-old apparently ‘set to quit‘ the Lilywhites.
Indeed, as per this source, the youngster will leave north London when his contract expires at the end of next month, and there has been no shortage of interest from rival clubs.
The Foxes and Hoffenheim were previously touted with interest, but now Brentford are trying to muscle in on the action, with all three clubs in contention to snap up the starlet for nothing. He has apparently rejected the offer of a new contract at Tottenham and is eager to join a club where he can be guaranteed chances in the first team, as per Football Insider.
As it now looks likely that Spurs could now lose Thorpe this summer, with all the signs seemingly pointing in that direction, many Lilywhites supporters have been left concerned to say the least.
Scoring two goals in 18 Premier League 2 appearances for Tottenham’s under-23s over 2020/21, he can be deployed in a wide array of positions throughout midfield (Transfermarkt). Indeed, he can play out wide as a winger, further forward through the middle, as a traditional central midfielder and even as a deep-lying anchor (Transfermarkt).
Taking this into account, it’s little wonder that so many Spurs supporters are worried by this claim – check out a flavour of their verdicts below.
Spurs fans worried by Thorpe claim
“He’s going on a free isn’t he? Sad news.”
“No no no no no”
“No please swear he’s actually decent”
“Can’t let him leave”
“If he’s good enough for Leicester then why are we letting him go?”
“Don’t sell him”
“No one touch him”
In other news: Alasdair Gold says Spurs could swoop for this ‘incredible’ colossus, find out more here.
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