The reasons Tottenham Hotspur failed to discharge Harry Winks in the summer transfer window became known.
Winks was in the spotlight as he fought his first start in the Nuno Espirito Santo era against Crystal Palace over the weekend. The once promising midfielder has slowed his progress in recent years as well struggled to enforce his arguments for more playing time before he is withdrawn by the hour.
The 25-year-old has been a Tottenham first-team player since 2014 and has secured a regular place in the line-up from around 2016. But his time at the club could have ended in the summer. Last season’s record of 15 Premier League games was the lowest in a single season since his Premier League debut.
There was interest in the services of the 10-time England international. But at the end of a window dominated by another Harry’s future, Winks also stayed in the same roster as Kane.
The two graduates of the Tottenham Academy have embarked on different career paths in recent years. While Spurs will be pleased to have kept Kane, her thoughts on Winks will likely be less positive.
But if they were going to sell it, maybe their own strategy was to blame. It’s in from a report now. known The times It mentions that Tottenham wanted £ 40m to sanction the sale of winks.
Although his contract is still running for three years, that seemed like an inflated price. After all, it has slipped to the brink in the past few months.
The report confirms that Everton and Aston Villa would have liked to have signed the number eight during the window. However, Winks now has to wait if he wants to continue his career elsewhere.
It is worth remembering that he is a childhood Tottenham fan. The report recalls that despite his changing situation, he did not agitate for a change over the summer.
But he wants to make more impression in the coming months, otherwise his career with them could be endangered.
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That said, it remains to be seen whether or not Tottenham will soften their stance by January.
Tottenham are aiming for more midfield reinforcements
It can be bad news for Winks that Tottenham will be linked to multiple midfielders before 2022.
He’s not the only player whose place in the squad is threatened. Tanguy Ndombele is also facing a fight for Nuno after not playing under him before.
If he leaves, Spurs will step up their search for a midfielder their manager would trust more.
For example, you are planning a move for a player Fabio Paratici knows from his time in Serie A. But the competition is growing …
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