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Davinson Sánchez’s future with Tottenham with José Mourinho appears to be in serious doubt after his nightmarish display against Manchester City at the weekend.
The Portuguese manager has rotated between Sánchez, Eric Dier, Toby Alderweireld and Joe Rodon at center back for much of the season, but has been unable to find a reliable partner in recent weeks, and the north London club have sent eight. goals in their last two games.
The Spurs lost 5-4 to Everton midweek, and while Sanchez scored twice in that game, former Spurs midfielder Jamie O’Hara labelled the Colombian the worst player on the court at Goodison Park.
The former Ajax player followed this up with another disastrous performance against City, in which he was well and truly ashamed by Ilkay Gundogan after a long pass from Ederson caught him.
Sanchez ended up at the Spurs?
Has been well documented that in Manchester United’s victory in the Europa League final against Ajax in 2017, Mourinho encouraged his players to target Sánchez because he believed he was not good enough with the ball, so it is perhaps no surprise that has been on the bench for a long time. of games this season.
Speaking about the center-back on talkSPORT earlier this season, Tony Cascarino struggled to understand how a man Mourinho had specifically targeted was now at the heart of his defense. saying:
“That was one of the tactics José used to think it was a weakness. Now he’s at the heart of the Spurs defense. A guy that Jose obviously didn’t rate and saw as a weak link in the night and tried to expose him and they did.
“That tells you everything you need to know about the previous four.”
Sanchez has fought rediscover the form he showed in his first two seasons with the Spurs and has averaged one 6.43 rating for his performances in the Premier League this season, which is significantly worse than those of Dier and Alderweireld.
So after his latest disaster, it’s hard to see Sánchez recover and establish himself as a regular for Mourinho in the Premier League, so it’s fair to suggest that he £ 36 million The man could end up at the north London club if the Portuguese manager remains in command this summer.
And, in other news … Spurs’ failure was dribbled five times against City; not good enough for mourinho