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Tottenham Hotspur received another timely reminder of why they should sign Bayer Leverkusen sensation Leon Bailey in this transfer window.
According to the Daily mailSpurs sent scouts to see him in action for their Europa League clash against Slavia Prague.
In a fast-shooting first half, the deceptive winger took a three-shot double and recorded seven dribbles, via Who scored.
The report also claimed that the Bundesliga team valued Bailey at around £ 36 million, which is starting to look quite tempting as he has just delivered a masterclass once again.
Leverkusen could only draw 1-1 with Werder Bremen to maintain their place in the top three in the division, but the 23-year-old was ranked as their best player with a 7.4 rating, by SofaScore.
Bailey delivered four successful dribbles, two key passes and had a whopping 81 touches, proving to be the main focal point of Peter Bosz’s team.
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He also lost possession 28 times, but that’s a mere consequence of his breakneck pace (once recorded at a top speed of 21.4 mph) and the capacity Cut inside to create opportunities instead of bringing your man to the line.
Although the Jamaican winger could not add a goal or assist, he has achieved scores nine and assists seven in all competitions this period, while averaging 2.2 shots, 1.7 dribbles and 1.4 key passes per appearance in the Bundesliga and Europa League combined, by Who scored.
Once again, Leverkusen’s sensation is showing why he would be an improvement compared to Spurs star fighter Lucas Moura, who just scored. one time in the Premier League since December 2019.
That is an abominable record for a player who has only played 13 times less for José Mourinho than Mauricio Pochettino.
Moura has never achieved a better average 1.6 shots and a key pass per game in the Premier League since his £ 25 million arrival from Paris Saint-Germain, only adding more fuel to Bailey being the best option.
Interestingly, the man from Leverkusen has been compared to one of Mourinho’s former players in Arjen Robben, so it’s perhaps not a surprise to see the Special want to explore it profusely.
After another masterclass, Spurs president Daniel Levy needs to be on the alert. He could give Mourinho the perfect Moura upgrade, all for just £ 36 million.
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