Daniel Levy comments on Tottenham’s transfer activity, expects ‘reasonably busy’ window

Daniel Levy

Tottenham Hotspur could still be completing more transfer business this summer.

Spurs have already brought in three players this summer, and sold three underachievers, but Daniel Levy has told the Standard that more business is expected.

The chairman said: “The window will be reasonably busy. We have already brought in four new players since the winter window and we’ve done deals for players who have now left. At the moment it is fairly relaxed. I would anticipate that as the window goes on, the activity will happen in the last two weeks but we are trying to business early where we can.”

Etienne Capoue has been sold, along with Paulinho and Lewis Holtby, and it appears as if Spurs are attempting to get rid of more of their ‘Magnificent Seven’. The players, all brought in after Gareth Bale’s departure, have been less than a success, and many are expected to leave.

Aside from Erik Lamela, Nacer Chadli and Christian Eriksen, it is likely that all others are shipped out of White Hart Lane. Roberto Soldado and Benjamin Stambouli are two being especially forced out of the club.

However, it is not just outgoing business that Spurs should expect, with Spurs needing to rebuild a few areas of their squad. Kevin Wimmer, Kieran Trippier and Toby Alderweireld have all been signed to fix the defence, but there are issues elsewhere on the pitch.

A new striker needs to come in to provide cover for Harry Kane, whilst upgrades are needed in the wing positions. Following the departures of Capoue and Paulinho - and the expected departure of Stambouli - a new central midfielder will also be needed to add cover, competition and experience.

Levy has promised Tottenham’s business will be completed early, but has admitted that a busy window is still ahead, meaning Spurs fans have a lot to get excited about this summer.

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