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Ange Postecoglou confirms Tottenham Hotspur want to sign a new player in this position next January

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Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou says he wants to sign a new centre-back

Shouldn’t come as a surprise, this. Tottenham obviously need defensive reinforcements come the January transfer window, and manager Ange Postecoglou rightly shares this vision. The injury to Micky van de Ven and Eric Dier has cornered the Lilywhites to play three full-backs in the backline.

Left-back Ben Davies has been putting in a shift in central defence after third-choice centre-back Eric Dier saw himself injured in training ahead of the clash against Manchester City in the early weeks of December.

Multiple calls for reinforcement came in from the time Micky saw himself ruled out until 2024 following a hamstring injury against Chelsea earlier this season, and it surely is good news to know that Ange will work at his best to reinforce the backline.

Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou says he wants to sign a new centre-back.
Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou says he wants to sign a new centre-back.

Here is what Ange said in his press conference on the idea of centre-back reinforcements via football.london :

“We need to sign another centre-back though because at the moment we’re on tenterhooks in case something else happens there.”

This candid acknowledgement emphasizes the manager’s recognition of the vulnerability in the current defensive setup and the imperative to address it promptly.

Identifying suitable candidates who align with Postecoglou’s vision for the team will be crucial in reinforcing the backline and providing stability in defence. Sebastian Caceres is among our targets for the position.

Tottenham’s pursuit of defensive reinforcements certainly reflects a proactive approach to rectify existing vulnerabilities and fortify the squad for the challenges ahead. Spurs fans will undoubtedly be eagerly awaiting updates on potential signings, hopeful that the January transfer window brings in the necessary defensive additions to bolster their ambitions of silverware.

Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou says he wants to sign a new centre-back.
Ben Davies cannot put in a shift at centre-back for a prolonged period of time for Ange Postecoglou.

As the January transfer window approaches, Tottenham fans will keenly anticipate further developments on potential defensive signings.

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Covering these gaps in our backline as soon as possible will see the Lilywhites get closer to the Premier League title than before, even though winning it from, this point on, is most likely a far stretch. All in good time though.

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