Report: Spurs offered Kyle Walker-Peters in Aaron Wan-Bissaka bid

Crystal Palace's English manager Roy Hodgson greets Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino (L) ahead of the English Premier League football match between Crystal...

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly failed with a move for Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

According to The Times, Tottenham Hotspur did want to sign Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka, and even offered Kyle Walker-Peters in a deal.

Spurs are facing major changes at right back this summer, as Kieran Trippier and Serge Aurier may both be moved on to make way for new blood.

A few names have been mentioned, and it's now believed that Tottenham wanted to land Palace star Wan-Bissaka, but were scared off by the money involved.

 

Spurs did make a clever swap bid though, offering up right back Walker-Peters in a part-exchange deal, but Palace rejected the offer to take Manchester United's £50million bid instead.

It's claimed that Walker-Peters could still end up at Palace though, as the Eagles are still interested in landing him as a replacement for Wan-Bissaka when his £80k-a-week United deal goes through.

Missing out on the 21-year-old Englishman is a major blow for Spurs, as he ticked all the right boxes. He's young, he's homegrown, he's got huge potential, and he plays in a position where Spurs would love to have their first choice for the next five to ten years.

Kyle Walker-Peters of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Huddersfield Town at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on April 13, 2019 in London, United...

Wan-Bissaka could have been that player, but Spurs were allegedly put off the finances involved, whereas United were happy to cough up £50million and an £80,000-a-week contract.

Tottenham fans had been vocal on Twitter admitting that they wanted Wan-Bissaka to join, and missing out will be a bitter pill to swallow for supporters, especially if Walker-Peters still ends up going.

Crystal Palace's English manager Roy Hodgson greets Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino (L) ahead of the English Premier League football match between Crystal...

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