Tottenham Hotspur's possible starting XI: Featuring Pedro and Lavezzi

How could Tottenham Hotspur line up next season?

With the summer transfer window approaching, Tottenham Hotspur are being linked to high profile names as summer signings.

Head coach Mauricio Pochettino could have names including Ezequiel Lavezzi and Pedro at his disposal if the club can pull off such deals.

Italian website Tuttomercatoweb report PSG winger Lavezzi has even agreed a deal in principle to join Spurs, while The Telegraph report the club are considering a switch for available Barcelona forward Pedro.

The Mirror earlier this month reported Spurs are looking at Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld, a former Ajax teammate of Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen, currently on loan at Southampton.

The paper claim Spurs are also close to wrapping up a deal to sign Cologne defender Kevin Wimmer, who may struggle to dislodge Alderweireld if he signs.

With January signing Dele Alli set to link up with the squad and stake his own claim, here is a look at how Spurs could line up next season with the proposed new signings at their disposal.

Here is a look at how they could line-up with a few of the reported deals, should they manage to secure them...


Walker       Alderweireld       Vertonghen     Rose

                        Bentaleb       Alli

         Pedro             Eriksen          Lavezzi


Substitutes: Mason, Lamela, Pritchard, Vorm, Fazio, Dembele, Wimmer

With breakthrough striker Harry Kane leading the line, the front four is an exciting one, which would pose problems for any Premier League defence.

With Lavezzi and Pedro lacking experience in the Premier League though, and Bentaleb and Alli also both young,there is no guarantee of success.

Another problem would need to be solved regarding an out and out striker, with Harry Kane needing back-up, especially with a busy summer of international football lined up.

Questions still remains of full-backs Kyle Walker and Danny Rose, and this may be a position which needs strengthening, despite Ben Davies, Eric Dier and DeAndre Yedlin being in reserve.

On the bench, Erik Lamela adds real depth as does promising attacker Alex Pritchard, while there is no place in the squad for Andros Townsend, Paulinho, or Roberto Soldado who are all candidates to be sold.

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