Tottenham should forget about Tosic and focus on Foyth and Carter-Vickers

Tottenham Hotspur Manager Mauricio Pochettino during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus on August 5, 2017 in London, England.

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a move for the Serbian centre-back but they do not need him.

Serbia's Dusko Tosic (L) vies with Georgia's Valeri Kazaishvili  during  the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between Serbia and Georgia at the Rajko Mitic stadium in...

According to a recent report from Football Arena, Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing Dusko Tosic from Besiktas for £7million in January, but this is surely one to be quickly dismissed and tossed into the transfer bin.

After all, Tottenham brought in two new defenders during the summer in the form of Juan Foyth and Davinson Sanchez, and the latter has already proved his worth with a string of outstanding performances.

While Foyth is younger and far less experienced, in time the Argentine is expected to play a significant role in North London, and signing a 32-year-old - even for a cut-price fee - makes no sense.

Sam Wood of Wycombe Wanderers and Cameron Carter-Vickers of Tottenham Hotspur compete for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Wycombe...

If Tottenham were crying out for another experienced defender, it could be deemed a bargain.  However the club have arguably the best collection of centre-backs in England, with Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld and Eric Dier all starring under Mauricio Pochettino.

Then there is youngster Cameron Carter-Vickers, currently impressing on loan at Sheffield United and expected to become a first-team star at Spurs in time.

As long as Alderweireld and Vertonghen remain at the club, they can help bring the next generation through, with no need for another new face who could upset the apple cart rather than add more stability to an already impressive squad.

Juan Foyth of Tottenham Hotspurin action during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium on October 25, 2017 in London, England.

Carter-Vickers deserves his shot next season, while Sanchez should be one of the first names on the team sheet and Foyth is a more than able back-up for now.

Even for £7million, signing Tosic would hinder rather than help Tottenham's long-term progress, and that is something Pochettino clearly has no intention of doing given his decisions to date.

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