How Spurs might line up if Nacer Chadli was in charge of transfers

The Belgian international this week admitted he'd like Tottenham to sign three more of his teammates.

This week Nacer Chadli declared that he hoped Tottenham would sign three of his Belgium teammates this summer, in an interview with Sky Sports.

Reeling off the names of Atletico Madrid defender who recently starred for Southampton Toby Alderweireld, Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan and Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke, he suggested the possibility that the already Belgium friendly White Hart Lane should get a little more accommodating.

Chadli's hopes may be little more than that, but it would mean that Spurs have an astonishing six Belgian internationals in their ranks, with Jan Vertonghen and Moussa Dembele already joining the former Twente star at the club, plenty more than any other team has.

It becomes even more interesting when you consider that Belgium are now ranked as the second best team in the world, only behind World Cup winners Germany.

Surely having six players from that squad involved in one side would not only lead to instant chemistry, but would also mean the simple truth that so many good players would be involved at White Hart Lane. 

So if all those signings came off, how could Spurs line up?

                                        Hugo Lloris

Kyle Walker Toby Alderweireld Jan Vertonghen Danny Rose

                    Mousa Dembele      Radja Nainggolan

Christian Eriksen                                                Nacer Chadli

                                       Harry Kane

                                  Christian Benteke

Above we've posted a starting eleven of how Spurs might look if they signed the three players the 25-year-old winger mentioned. You could be sure that the likes Eric Dier, Nabil Bentaleb and Erik Lamela would be disappointed at being benched, but if the presence of further compatriots would also help get the best out of Moussa Dembele, is there a case to be made that this eleven is better than the one that finished the last season?

Even if the words of Chadli can help convince just one of the trio to make the switch to North London, he will have likely done a great service to the club.

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