Tottenham Hotspur's chances of signing Leicester City's Ben Chilwell may already be over

Mohamed Salah ofLiverpool puts pressure on Ben Chilwell of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on September 23,...

Tottenham Hotspur were said to be interested in signing Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell ahead of the January transfer window.

Ben Chilwell during the Leicester City training session at Belvoir Drive Training Complex on August 23, 2018 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

Ben Chilwell’s emergence as an England international is bad news for Tottenham Hotspur’s hopes of signing him in the January transfer window.

Spurs failed to make a single signing during the summer, but are said to be plotting moves that they could make in January.

 

The Telegraph claim that Leicester City defender Chilwell is on their radar, but his value has sky-rocketed in recent times.

Since being linked to Spurs, Chilwell has gone from strength to strength and his form has not gone unnoticed.

Ben Chilwell of England comes on for Danny Rose of England during the International Friendly match between England and Switzerland at The King Power Stadium on September 11, 2018 in...

The left-back made his first England start against Croatia, and his performance during the contest impressed.

Chilwell never looked out of place, and his value just seems to be rising of late.

Tottenham now face paying mega-money if they are to have any chance of buying Chilwell, and it may just be that Mauricio Pochettino’s side’s hopes of signing the Leicester man are over before they ever really begun.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Cardiff City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 6, 2018 in London,...

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