In a recent report, Ilbianconero mentioned that Tottenham Hotspur are leading the race for Juventus starlet Samuel Iling-Junior. It has been claimed that Spurs are eyeing a move to bring the English youngster to North London this January.
Iling-Junior’s Impressive Run Of Form In Italian Football
Iling-Junior has caught the eye with his performances on the left side of Juventus’ attack. The 20-year-old has failed to find the back of the net but has picked up one assist in four matches for the Italian outfit this season in all competitions.
The English wing wizard has made all of his league appearances off the bench which could be why he is only averaging 0.5 shots and 0.3 key passes per game in Serie A. He has been tidy when distributing the ball in the opposition half after completing 80% of his attempted passes in the top tier of Italian football (stats via whoscored).
Iling-Junior is under contract at the Italian club will expire in the summer of 2025. Therefore, Spurs will have to make a sizable offer if they are serious about recruiting the English talent in the upcoming winter transfer period.
Tottenham Hotspur Are Leading The Race For Iling-Junior: Is He A Prospect For The Future?
Iling-Junior is proficient at finding space for himself to get a few shots in at goal. The English wide player can make a few dangerous runs with the ball when he is playing with confidence on the pitch. He can even engineer the odd chance for his teammates but needs to find a way to earn more playing time in the coming seasons.
The London-born sensation mainly functions as a left-winger but can also fill in as a right-sided wide player if asked to do so. We can expect him to add more depth to Tottenham head coach Angelos Postecoglu’s squad.
Iling-Junior would offer some decent competition for Brennan Johnson at the North London club and could help Spurs challenge across all fronts over the next few years. At 20, there is no doubt that he is a prospect to watch out for in the future. Therefore, Tottenham should focus on getting a deal done for him in the upcoming January transfer window.