Joachim Andersen responds when asked about joining Tottenham

Joachim Andersen of Sampdoria during the Pre-Season Friendly between Fulham v Sampdoria at the  EBB Stadium on August 1, 2018 in Aldershot, England.

Joachim Andersen has responded to links about a move to Tottenham.

Joachim Andersen of Sampdoria during the Pre-Season Friendly between Fulham v Sampdoria at the  EBB Stadium on August 1, 2018 in Aldershot, England.

Sampdoria defender Joachim Andersen has told Secolo XIX in Italy that he doesn't know of interest from Tottenham Hotspur, but thinks the links are showing that he is up to that level.

Andersen, 22, left Midtjylland in his native Denmark for a move to Twente in 2013, and ended up becoming a first-team star for the Dutch club.

With Twente suffering financially in the summer of 2017, Sampdoria swooped and landed Andersen, handing him a big move to Italy – and he hasn't looked back since.

 

Whilst he made just seven league appearances last term, he has stepped up this season and already has eight league games to his name this season, starring for Marco Giampaolo.

The 6ft 4in centre back has yet to even earn a first cap for Denmark, but he is already being compared to Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar, who has become one of the top young centre backs in Europe.

Skriniar also starred with Sampdoria, and earned a big move to Inter in 2017, with exciting young defender Andersen now being linked with making a similar move in 2019.

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Andersen was asked about his future over the weekend, as Secolo XIX directly asked Andersen about joining Borussia Dortmund, Inter Milan or Tottenham Hotspur - and whilst he suggested that he knows nothing about a potential move, he thinks the rumours are coming because he is showing that his performance is up to the standard of the Champions League trio.

“I know nothing, but if you talk to me about it, maybe it's because my performance is up to it,” said Andersen.

Federico Chiesa of Fiorentina opposed to Joachim Andersen of Sampdoria during the serie A match between UC Sampdoria and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on September 19, 2018 in...

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