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Tottenham is showing interest in Fenerbahce goalkeeper Altay Bayindir along with a host of European clubs, according to a report.
Goalkeeping has proven to be one of the departments the Spurs haven’t had to worry about for some time.
Hugo Lloris, one of the club’s longest-serving players, continues to serve as the undisputed No. 1. However, he will turn 35 in December and his contract expires in the summer of 2022.
Spurs brought Joe hart for backup with Paulo Gazzaniga last summer, but according to Fanatic, the north London club has its eyes on Bayindir.
The 22-year-old joined Fenerbahce in 2019 and immediately took over as the club’s first-choice stopper.
In fact, he played 32 top flight games, missed just two during the season and kept five clean sheets.
This period, meanwhile, Bayindir has continued his key presence, appearing in every but one league match thus far. As such, Fanatic notes that the Turkish-born plug has made a “great contribution.”
In addition, his form since moving to his home country has attracted the attention of clubs.
Spurs are enthusiastic and could lead Ajax to his transfer. Doing so would be a blow to the Dutch giants, who have lost Andre Onana to a one-year doping suspension.
However, Lille, Schalke and Werder Bremen are also in the running.
In the meantime, Enson Haber It adds that Fenerbahce would demand 20 million euros (17.4 million pounds sterling) for the sale of Bayindir.
The goalkeeper’s contract expires in the summer of 2023.
Spurs face Mourinho sack problem
On the other hand, Spurs are reportedly reluctant to make a decision on the future of José Mourinho’s management before the end of the season.
The Portuguese boss he’s under pressure following her side sliding down the table since before Christmas.
However, in addition to the possibility of their trophy drought being broken in April, Spurs bosses have deeper financial concerns about getting rid of Mourinho too soon.