Spurs Can't Afford To Buy Hojbjerg In Cash
Sunday, 21st Jun 2020 08:23
Media reports are saying that Tottenham Hotspur do not have the cash to buy Pierre Hojbjerg and have offered Saints several players in part exchange with the cash element being minimal.
Spurs have been talking the talk in their pursuit of Pierre Emile Hojbjerg, but it seems they are unable to walk the walk when it comes to actually laying cash down on the table, with several media out lets claiming that Spurs have made a bid to Saints for the midfielder, but that bid includes at least two of the Spurs squad in part exchange.
The two players are not named but you can assume that one is Kyle Walker- Peters currently on loan at St Mary's, but it seems that Ralph Hasenhuttl is not keen on the right back as a replacement for Cedric Soares, Yan Valery having started both the last game before the break and at Norwich on Friday night where Walker-Peters was on the bench and only came on in the final minute as Ralph Hasenhuttl looked to run the clock down.
So if Saints do not want Walker Peters then Spurs are in trouble as it is hard to see even the second player offered in this bid let alone finding a second instead of KWP.
Saints will be looking for a right back in the transfer window and a central defender, do Spurs have anyone in those position they could offer who we would want.
Perhaps the fact that Spurs cannot put the money down should ring alarm bells to Hojbjerg himself, there is no money for Jose Mourinho to spend, if he is the number one signing God knows who else can be brouht in for a Spurs team that currently lies in 8th place 6 points short of the top four and that could get wider later today if Chelsea get anything at Aston Villa.
If Spurs do not qualify for the Champions League then they might be funding Hojbjerg from the proceeds of one of their big names who have been enticed away to one of their rivals in the top four.
For Saints it is frustrating to see one of their players being courted by a so called bigger club, but even more so when that club having unsettled the player actually hasn't got the money to carry it through and tries to brow beat Saints into taking players they clearly do not want.
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