Tottenham Hotspur have been given a lift of their pursuit of Joachim Andersen following Fulham’s dismissal from the Premier League.
Andersen has spent the season on loan at Craven Cottage from Lyon in Ligue 1. He was a excessive profile choose for Fulham and understandably has gained some big admirers. Nevertheless, he was unable to assist them keep away from being denied straight to the Championship.
Due to this fact, its future is in query once more this summer time. He’s nonetheless under contract with Lyon till 2024 however they might get a chance to exchange for him.
It was claimed last month that Lyon may promote Andersen for £ 25m. That charge would appeal to Tottenham and Manchester United.
In keeping with the Day by day Specific, Fulham would have been rivals for its everlasting signature as well. Nevertheless, delegating them back to the second tier may scrap these plans.
Andersen’s future nonetheless seems prefer it might be within the Premier League, although. Lyon could welcome him back as they put together to replace Rudi Garcia with a new head coach, however they consider the Danish international would like to stay in England anyway.
That would come as a lift for Tottenham, who continue to have an interest within the 24-year-old player.
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They’ve been in contact along with his entourage for an extended time and now might be the best time to leap. They need to strengthen their defense earlier than the summer time and may promote Davinson Sanchez to make room for a new arrival.
If that occurs, Andersen could get a chance to stay in London.
The Specific additionally provides that Andersen maintains a great relationship with Fulham manager Scott Parker. Curiously, he has been linked to the vacant administration function at Tottenham.
That might solely add additional gasoline to the rumors, although there’ll nonetheless be a whole lot of work to do.
Real Madrid within the Tottenham raid line
Serge Aurier, in the meantime, has emerged as an sudden target for Real Madrid amid doubts about his Tottenham future, based on stories.
there have been rumors not too long ago that Mauricio Pochettino may try to lure him back to Paris Saint-Germain for a reunion.
However one other European big contemplating Aurier, based on Foot Mercato, is Real Madrid.
Aurier is contemplating his future because the final year of his contract approaches. Madrid need to consolidate within the right-back and their € 12m price ticket, which Tottenham has not modified since claims back in March, could be inside their attain.
The La Liga giants admire his means to play both as a full-back in 4 backs, or as a winger in entrance of full-back three. They’ve used each techniques this season.
Aurier and his former Lens teammate Raphael Varane had been apparently in talks to search out out extra about life within the Spanish capital. Varane himself could also be shifting this summer time however he can nonetheless offer his old teammate some recommendation.
Whether or not Madrid move to Aurier, solely time will inform.
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