Does Mauricio Pochettino's reported transfer plan suggest Tottenham Hotspur are confident of landing a central midfielder

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Tottenham Hotspur failed to make a single signing during the summer transfer window.

Chelsea's Nigerian midfielder Victor Moses (L) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama (C) and Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembele during the...

According to The Sun, Tottenham Hotspur are open to offers for both Victor Wanyama and Mousa Dembele in January and that must suggest confidence that they will bring in a central midfielder.

Dembele has played regularly for Spurs this season, while Wanyama has been used as a back-up option on frequent occasions.

 

The midfield pair are both talented players, but there is a feeling that Mauricio Pochettino wants to look at other options.

And if Spurs are open to the idea of selling the duo, then they must have plans to bring in new players.

Mousa Dembele of Tottenham Hotspur holds off the challenge from Marcelo Brozovic of FC Internazionale during the Group B match of the UEFA Champions League between FC Internazionale and...

Tottenham’s midfield has looked short already on occasion this season.

Although Harry Winks is fully fit again, and they have Eric Dier to pick, beyond that Spurs only have a limited choice of players to choose from.

And letting Dembele and Wanyama go without a new signing coming in, just simply wouldn’t make sense.

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