While in the English top clubs have the millions in the fly around, it is Tottenham Hotspur, very quiet. Sportmagazine.be makes the sum.
Romelu Lukaku and Wayne Rooney that the club switch, Arsenal that 53 million euros for Alexandre Lacazette to pay and Everton that 28.5 million euros neertelt for a goalie (Jordan Pickford) who last year were relegated with Sunderland. The clubs that are in season 2017-2018 a spot in the top four would discuss a lot in the transfer market. For Spurs, however, remain remarkably quiet.
Top players still under contract
The Spurs realized, until now, no incoming transfer and allowed all three players to leave. Nabil Bentaleb was last year loaned out to Schalke 04 and made in the off-season the permanent switch to the club from Gelsenkirchen. The same thing happened with Federico Fazio (AS Roma) and Clinton N’Jie (Marseille). The North London club, so he saw no player leave the basisploeg that last year, the only one in the neighborhood came of a powerful Chelsea.
The past few years did the Spurs a lot of effort to their pillars longer at White Heart Lane. In the summer of 2016 drew hint Dele Alli (21) a new commitment to 2022, Harry Kane (23) did a few months later the same. Also other performers such as Eric Animal (up to 2021), Christian Eriksen(until 2020), Jan Vertonghen (until 2019), Hugo Lloris (until 2022) and Moussa Dembélé (to 2019) are still several years under contract with Tottenham.
Two possible starters
This zomermercato mainly Toby Alderweireld and Kyle Walker on the wish list of several top clubs. Walker is being linked with Manchester City and, according to the British broadcaster BBC, there are already talks between both clubs are ongoing. Alderweireld is according to HLN then again linked to Inter Milan and Manchester City. ‘I see myself for the next season before the Spurs play, but it is up to them to with a new proposal,” said the defender in HLN.
Thus, Tottenham is the only club in England that no new players are purchased this summer, while the other six clubs are all at least 35 million euros spent. We are counting Everton also in the top clubs because it’s already more than a hundred million spent.
View the list of the main incoming transfers by club below (in million euro). (Source: transfermarket.com)
Manchester City: Bernardo Silva (50) and Ederson (40) = 90
Manchester United: Romelu Lukaku (85), and Victor Lindelöf (35) = 120
Chelsea: Willy Caballero (press conference) and Antonio Rüdiger (35) = 35
Arsenal: Alexandre Lacazette (53) and Sead Kolasinac (press conference) = 53
Liverpool: Mohamed Salah (42) and Dominic Solanke (press conference) = 42
Everton: Jordan Pickford (28,5), Michael Keane (28,5), Davy Klaassen (27), Henry Onyekuru (8), Sandro Ramírez (6) and Wayne Rooney (not yet known) = 98 + ?