Tottenham face competition from Fulham and West Ham for Roger Ibanez
According to local outlet Roma Giallorossa, Tottenham Hotspur have found themselves facing stiff competition from their London rivals Fulham and West Ham United in the race to secure the services of AS Roma’s talented centre-back, Roger Ibanez.
Roma’s intention is to offload some players to accommodate new signings and Ibanez appears to be one of the individuals they are willing to part ways with. Tottenham, never one to back down from a challenge, has expressed a keen interest in the Brazilian defender.
Unfazed by Tottenham’s pursuit, both Fulham and West Ham have entered the fray over the past few days, making inquiries about Roger Ibanez‘s availability. It seems that the allure of securing a talented defender has drawn the attention of their London counterparts.
For Tottenham, this pursuit holds immense importance as they aim to strengthen their defensive line ahead of the upcoming season. Ibanez’s commanding presence and strong aerial ability make him an attractive prospect for a team seeking to solidify their backline.
His composure on the ball and ability to distribute with precision would undoubtedly bring added stability and creativity to Tottenham’s defensive setup. He has been a key player for the Italian side.
However, Fulham and West Ham possess their own reasons for coveting Ibanez. The Cottagers, fresh from a good season in the Premier League, are eager to bolster their squad and establish a strong foundation in the top flight.
As the battle for Ibanez’s signature intensifies, it remains to be seen who will emerge victorious. Tottenham Hotspur, Fulham, and West Ham United are all determined to secure the services of this highly sought-after centre-back.
For now, the spotlight shines on the North London outfit as they navigate the intricate negotiations, trying to convince AS Roma to part ways with their prized asset. While Tottenham face formidable opposition from Fulham and West Ham, their desire to strengthen their squad is obvious.
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Ibanez is a talented player and his quality needs no introduction. It is about time we give our defence a facelift and seek for an upgrade on the likes of Davinson Sanchez, Japhet Tanganga and dare we say, Eric Dier.