Should Tottenham challenge Everton in reported Thomas Meunier chase?

Marco Silva, Manager of Hull City and Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Htspur  shake hands prior to the Premier League match between Hull City and Tottenham Hotspur at the KC...

Everton reportedly want to bring PSG's Ligue 1 champion Meunier to the Premier League, but Tottenham Hotspur could do with the Belgian, too.

Thomas Meunier of PSG following the French Cup (Coupe de France) match between GSI Pontivy and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) at Stade du Moustoir on January 6, 2019 in Lorient, France.

Everton are allegedly watching and waiting with Thomas Meunier seemingly entering his final few months as a PSG player.

According to Le10 Sport, the Belgian international is no longer in Thomas Tuchel’s plans at the Parc des Princes, having started just 13 Ligue 1 games this season. And, with Meunier’s contract due to expire in 2020, it is expected that PSG will sell the right-back this summer rather than risk losing him for free.

 

The report adds that Everton are interested in offering the 27-year-old a fresh start in the summer. But The Toffees are not the only Premier League outfit who could benefit from a player of Meunier’s consistency and technical ability from the full-back position.

Tottenham might be able to call on Kieran Tripper and Serge Aurier, but the former has been a shadow of the rampaging right-back who shone for England en route to the World Cup semi-finals.

Aurier, meanwhile, appears to have lost the trust of manager Mauricio Pochettino with just five Premier League starts to his name.

Paris Saint-Germain's Belgian defender Thomas Meunier (C) celebrates with Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar (L) and Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kylian Mbappe (R)...

So what are the chances that Spurs are planning to raid PSG again, after the signings of Lucas Moura and Aurier himself?

Meunier has the wonderful crossing ability of Trippier or Aurier but without the defensive lapses, meaning he would give Tottenham far more balance at the back without losing any quality at the other end.

Marquinhos of Paris Saint-Germain celebrate his goal with Thomas Meunier #12 during the Ligue 1 match between Amiens SC and Paris Saint Germain at Stade de la Licorne on January 12, 2019...

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