Rivals' stance on Tielemans helps Tottenham out

Youri Tielemans of Monaco during the french Ligue 1 match between Olympique de Marseille (OM) and AS Monaco at Stade Velodrome on January 13, 2019 in Marseille, France.

Tottenham can succeed for Youri Tielemans if they prioritise him.

Youri Tielemans of AS Monaco during the UEFA Champions League  match between PSV v FC Barcelona at the Philips Stadium on November 28, 2018 in Eindhoven Netherlands

Tottenham Hotspur are battling to sign Monaco ace Youri Tielemans, The Independent report.

Tielemans impressed on loan at Leicester this season, proving he can cut it in the Premier League.


Spurs' chase for Tielemans is not just complicating by Leicester, but from Manchester United too.

United have the funds to knock Tottenham out of the equation at least in terms of wages, despite not having Champions League football to offer.

Fortunately for Tottenham, United are not going full throttle for Tielemans at this point.

Monaco's Belgian midfielder Youri Tielemans celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Monaco vs Montpellier on December 1, 2018 at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco....

The Independent's report claims United only want Tielemans if Paul Pogba is sold.

Considering the Red Devils are seeking a £150 million fee for Pogba, via The Times, it is a deal which might not be happening anytime soon, if at all.

This gives Spurs a clearer run for now at Tielemans, and if they really push for him now, Leicester may be their only real competition.

Youri Tielemans of Leicester City runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Chelsea FC at The King Power Stadium on May 12, 2019 in Leicester, United...

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