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Tottenham Hotspur have the potential to seal their best signing in recent times this month.
According to transfer expert Max Bielefeld at Sky GermanySpurs are among the teams interested in signing RB Leipzig captain Marcel Sabitzer this window.
And now it has been claimed that the 26-year-old midfielder has rejected contract talks with the Bundesliga team as he enters the final 18 months of his current contract, according to Sky (via Fussball transfers).
This surely opens the door for Spurs president Daniel Levy to hit, although it will cost him around £ 3om, something that is well within his budget, The Athletic suggests. Charlie eccleshare.
Should the Spurs splurge on Marcel Sabitzer?
North Londoners have seen his credentials first hand when he scored twice to knock Tottenham out of the Champions League final of 16 last season.
Eccleshare also claims that Sabitzer fits the ‘Mourinho prototype’ due to his athleticism and character, and even thinks he would fit very well alongside Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, who has been tremendous since his £ 15 million arrival of summer.
Sabitzer is said hating to lose, so it is certainly in the street of the Special.
Levy has the potential to overshadow that with a move for the Austrian international; in fact, his arrival might be more important than that and it might be the best since Heung-min Son.
Mourinho still lacks that true number 10 behind Harry Kane, as neither Giovani Lo Celso nor Tanguy Ndombele have stepped forward to plug the void left by Christian Eriksen, and it is clear that Dele Alli is not convincing his coach for have just started one time in the Premier League.
Sabitzer appears poised to take on that role, having managed to deliver 19 goals and 14 assists since the start of 2019/20, according to Transfer market.
He has also been praised for his “remarkable” personality by former coach Ralf Rangnick a Kicker (via Bulinews).
And in other news, Dele Alli issued a huge statement to José Mourinho in the FA Cup victory …