Tottenham Hotspur: Alasdair Gold talks about Tanganga’s future

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Journalist Alasdair Gold has recently talked about the future of Tottenham defender Japhet Tanganga.

It has been suggested recently that Tanganga could be loaned out by Spurs this summer and could go back on loan as well, depending on the other business that the does. Galatasaray are said to be interested, but Tanganga will find out more about his future later in the summer.

Should Tanganga leave on loan?





Gold appeared on the latest video from’s Tottenham page and one player that he focused on was Tanganga as he spoke about the interest from Galatasaray.

The journalist stated that while the Turkish want the player, Spurs want to send the player on loan to a UK-based club.

He claimed: “There is serious interest from Galatasaray. Spurs would prefer to send him on loan to a UK club, and I personally think that’d probably be better for his development. I think he needs to be playing in a league that gives the similar feel, at least, to the League.

“Maybe like [when] Ryan went to the Bundesliga, I thought that was a really good loan because they’re not too detached, I’d say, the League and the Bundesliga – they’re both fast, physical leagues. And I think for Tanganga, he’s at that age now that they found with Skippy, that he just needs [to be] playing every single game, week in, week out. Even Cameron Carter-Vickers has gone off and got that at various clubs.

“There was interest from Southampton last January, but [Jose] Mourinho didn’t want him to head off because he’s just too versatile and useful.”

TIF Thoughts on Tanganga…

While Tanganga made his debut for the in the 2019/20 campaign, the defender has not fully broken into the first team. He has already faced multiple injury issues as well.

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While his development has been hindered, there seem to be doubts about many Spurs players this summer, while has departed already. Tanganga is a versatile defender and he can play across the back four, which shows that he can add depth to many areas.

So if Spurs keep the defender at the this summer, it might be a good plan for them, especially if they suffer an injury or two.

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