Date: 6th January 2021 at 5:35pm
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Tottenham Hotspur fans have been reacting to news that the club have shown an interest in Juventus centre-back Merih Demiral.

According to a report in Turkish outlet Fanatik, Tottenham are one of the teams interested in his services, alongside the likes of Real & Atletico Madrid, Liverpool and Leicester City, going on to state that the Italian side are looking for €50m (£45.2m) for him, a hefty increase on the €18m (£16.3m) that they paid for him back in 2019.

A very impressive figure at the back for Juventus, he currently leads the side in terms of clearances per game, ranks third in interceptions and second in passing with a completion rate of 95.2% – with the news making Spurs fans clearly very excited, as they couldn’t contain their excitement at being linked with such a figure:

“I’d take him all day”

“Would be a quality signing”
“It’s exactly what we need.”
“Get in!”
“Do a bid”
“I legit have a feeling about this”
“Get him and Sabitzer to the futbol club”
“Need this massive Gladiator+ Ramos behind our Viking”

Do Tottenham need to bring in another CB this window?

Yes

Yes

No

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The defence is clearly an area that Jose Mourinho is looking to focus on during his time in north London, having already bought a right-back, centre-back and left-back this summer, so the signing of Demiral would allow him to complete the set. And looking at the age of the defenders, he could be setting the foundations for a long time at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.