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31 May 2018

Tottenham: Every central midfield transfer target compared

Tottenham: Every central midfield transfer target
compared

With a number of high class names linked to Spurs, who's right to replace Mousa Dembele?

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Accepting the idea of Mousa Dembele leaving Tottenham this summer is difficult enough to accept. Even attempting to replace him is practically nigh-on impossible. With both Milan clubs circling and Dembele now 30, acknowledging this inevitability is all the more necessary.

Where do you begin to identify a target with a similarly unique skillset?

Anybody replacing the Belgian, at the very least, has to be able to retain the ball and take-on opponents to progress play, as well as possessing solid defensive attributes and a high work rate.

RealSport compare the central midfield targets linked with Tottenham thus far.