Report: Tottenham Hotspur want to sign four players before deadline

Tottenham are leaving it late, as always.

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Tottenham Hotspur are still hoping to sign four players before the transfer window closes, the Evening Standard report.

Spurs have not signed any players so far, and are leaving it agonisingly late to do their business.

 

The report claims Spurs are trying to sign a centre-back, a defensive midfielder and a striker in addition to Jack Grealish.

The needs for a new centre-back is exacerbated by defender Toby Alderweireld's reported desire to leave the club.

What Tottenham want, and what they will be able to do at this late stage, could be very different.

Adama Traore of Middlesbrough looks on as Jack Grealish of Aston Villa controls the ball as Ryan Shotton of Middlesbrough looks on during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final...

Just getting two out of four deals over the line would be considered a success with under two days of the transfer window remaining.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has a penchant for doing the club's transfer business late, and this year it is even more exaggerated than usual, with no in's and out's as it stands.

There could be a busy final two days in North London before the season starts, or the deadline could pass with a whimper, summing up the club's transfer window entirely.

Daniel Levy (R) looks on during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on October 15, 2016 in West Bromwich, England.

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