Tottenham Hotspur have joined the race to sign one of Europe's hottest young talents,. Frenkie de Jong. However, the deal hinges upon the departure of Christian Eriksen, who has been linked with a big-money move to Real Madrid.
Following the departures of Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid seem to have fallen apart and currently sit fifth in La Liga. However, the Spanish giants are looking to make things right with a £100m bid for Eriksen either in January or the summer.
The Danish playmaker is a key facet in Tottenham's side and, should he leave, would need to be replaced adequately.
Having recently financed their new £1bn stadium, for which the opening date is still unknown, Spurs might struggle to compete financially with the likes of City and PSG. However, should they receive £100m for Eriksen
With Eriksen admitting that he would only leave Spurs for either Barcelona
De Jong's best position is as a central midfielder but he has already proven his ability to play either as a deep-lying playmaker or as a centre-back if needed. This versatility makes the Dutchman the perfect singing for Spurs, who oscillate between a back-four and a back-three.
Additionally, with Tottenham
In the meantime, Tottenham have a tough fixture against a rejuvenated Manchester United
Source : 90min