Tottenham Hotspur Might Reignite Interest In This Portuguese Sensation – Why They Need Him In Winter?

Tottenham Hotspur’s journey through to the final of the prestigious Champions League depicted the progress they made under Mauricio Pochettino. But their current run is alarming as they conceded 7 against Bayern Munich and 3 against Brighton & Hove Albion within a week before entering the international break.

Spurs splashed the cash this summer to upgrade the current set-up, but have missed on a few who could have fixed the ongoing conundrum. They were keen on roping in Sporting Lisbon sensation Bruno Fernandes, but the move was blocked by his current employers as claimed by the Portuguese international in a recent interview.

However, the Lilywhites have not given up on the 25-year-old yet and according to A Bola, they might return for Fernandes in the winter if wantaway Christian Eriksen gets offloaded successfully amid interest from an array of European heavyweights. The Portugal international had a breakthrough 2018-19 campaign having found the net 32 times and laid on 18 more in 53 outings. His form has not dropped at all this term as the midfield attacker has fired in 7 goals and assisted 5 times so far in 10 outings across all competitions (stats via Transfermarket).

Why Tottenham Hotspur Are Lacking Creativity In The Attacking Third

Spurs, meanwhile, have tied down Giovani Lo Celso and Tanguy Ndombele to bolster the midfield. But the lack the creative spark from the centre of the pitch and the fitness concerns of Dele Alli has refrained Pochettino from finding his best midfield combination.

Eriksen, though he enjoyed years of success in North London, has not been in his best form of late. Eric Dier, Harry Winks, Moussa Sissoko and Victor Wanyama, known for their combativity and holding attributes, offer little productivity high up the pitch. They are well equipped down the wide areas with Heung-min Son, Erik Lamela and Lucas Moura. However, the game builds up from behind in the Argentine’s system and Tottenham, despite the presence of hitman Harry Kane upfront, are lacking sharpness while forming counter-attacking threats.

How Fernandes Could Prove To Be The Missing Piece Of The Jigsaw

Fernandes not only creates chances from midfield but also adds goals to his game frequently. He holds stunning set-piece traits, has the ability to find the net from distance, whereas his final balls and crosses are menacing enough to open up space in the opponents’ defensive half. The Portuguese brings in exactly what Spurs are lacking right now and the rumoured £61m asking fee must be met before it gets too late.

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Pratyay Maitra

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