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Andy Goldstein says he is still ‘not sold on’ Tottenham’s £47.5m transfer last summer

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British television presenter Andy Goldstein gives his verdict on Tottenham Hotspur not getting Brennon Johnson last summer.

British television presenter Andy Goldstein gives his verdict on Tottenham Hotspur not getting Brennon Johnson last summer

Speaking on a YouTube video hosted by talkSPORT, British television presenter Andy Goldstein discusses the challenges faced by Tottenham Hotspur in securing the signature of Brennon Johnson, despite recognizing his compatibility with the Premier League. However, the wait is finally over as Spurs successfully secured his much-anticipated signature for a fee of £47.5 million.

Tottenham had identified Johnson as their top choice for a new forward during the summer transfer window, particularly following Harry Kane’s £100 million move to Bayern Munich. Spurs’ head coach, Ange Postecoglou, is confident that Johnson’s playing style aligns seamlessly with their team.

While Johnson was also a target for Brentford, Chelsea’s interest in the player has diminished in recent days. With the addition of Johnson, a Forest academy graduate, Tottenham has completed their ninth summer signing, bringing their total spending to £229 million.

British television presenter Andy Goldstein gives his verdict on Tottenham Hotspur not getting Brennon Johnson last summer.
Tottenham Hotspur gets the signature of Brennan Johnson. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Last season, Brennan Johnson showcased his football prowess for Forest, contributing eight goals and three assists, playing a pivotal role in the club’s successful campaign to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

Despite Brentford’s initial unsuccessful attempts to secure his signature, with offers of £30 million and later £35 million, Forest ultimately decided to sell the Welsh international on the final day of the summer transfer window. This marked Johnson’s lucrative move to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Spurs are actively seeking a versatile forward capable of adapting to different positions within Ange Postecoglou’s attacking trio, and Brennon Johnson perfectly aligns with their requirements.

During the previous season, Forest’s manager, Steve Cooper, consistently made tactical adjustments, deploying the Wales international on the wing, behind the striker, and even in the central forward role. Johnson’s flexibility and ability to thrive in various positions make him an ideal candidate for Spurs as they look to bolster their attacking options.

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Johnson consistently excelled in his performances, showcasing versatility and effectiveness in various roles on the field. His impressive statistics across various attacking metrics underscore his ability to make a significant impact.

As he transitions at Tottenham, all eyes will be on Johnson to see how he lives up to the expectations and further contributes to the team’s attacking prowess. The anticipation is high for the Welsh international to make a positive impression in his new role with Spurs.

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