Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochetttino clearly thinks that defense is the weakest department and needs reinforcements.
Pochettino’s Southampton conceded 46 goals in 2013-2014 Premier League campaign while in his first season with Spurs, the team conceded 53 goals.
Spurs have already signed two defenders in the form of Wimmer and Trippier but are still looking for more quality to strengthen the back line.
The North Londoners are linked with a certain Belgian international who will arguably be a perfect addition to the squad. The player in discussion is former Ajax star Toby Alderweireld.
Tottenham are in pole position having reportedly gone ahead of their rivals Chelsea and Southampton to sign the Atletico Madrid star.
As per the provided link, the mentioned price tag to secure Toby Alderweireld signing is $22million.
Toby spent last season on loan with Southampton and was key member of Saints rock solid defense that only conceded 33 goals in the Premier League under Koeman. Only champions Chelsea conceded fewer.
A versatile star who has effectively played not just as a center half but also as a defensive midfielder and right back as well.
If he does join Tottenham, expect Toby to form a central defense partnership with his compatriot Jan Vertonghen.
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