Tottenham Hotspur in talks with top defensive target – piling more misery on Manchester United: report

Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United managers Erik ten Hag and Ange Postecoglou during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on August 19, 2023 in London, England.
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Tottenham Hotspur are looking to strengthen at centre-back in the January transfer window and are aiming to beat Manchester United to a major deal.

According to Fabrizio Romano, talks with Nice's Jean-Clair Todibo about a potential move to Spurs are already underway. Todibo is both physically imposing and comfortable on the ball, a combination that has led to interest from a host of Premier League clubs.

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Sean Cole

Sean Cole is a freelance journalist. He has written for FourFourTwo, BBC Sport and When Saturday Comes among others. A Birmingham City supporter and staunch Nikola Zigic advocate, he once scored a hat-trick at St. Andrew’s (in a half-time game). He also has far too many football shirts and spends far too much time reading the Wikipedia pages of obscure players.