Tottenham Hotspur moving for Ben Godfrey looking more and more likely

Ben Godfrey of Norwich during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Sheffield Wednesday at Carrow Road on April 19, 2019 in Norwich, England.

Tottenham Hotspur already have eyes on the Norwich City defender.

Ben Godfrey of Norwich City celebrates after scoring the second goal at The New York Stadium on March 16, 2019 in Rotherham, England.

Tottenham Hotspur moving for Norwich City defender Ben Godfrey appears to be becoming more and more likely, after his excellent start to the campaign.

The Daily Mail reported how Tottenham had eyes on the Norwich centre-back in the summer, but they did not push to sign him on that occasion.

Spurs are sure to have been impressed by Godfrey’s progress this season though, if they had retained an interest.

The 21-year-old has settled into life in the Premier League brilliantly with newly promoted Norwich.

Godfrey has looked composed on the ball, and his defending has also been robust when required.

 

The youngster’s form earned him the armband for England’s under-21 side last night, as they beat Kosovo.

Godfrey is rapidly becoming one of the best defensive prospects in England and he surely must have pushed his way up on Tottenham’s wishlist.

The youngster was already on Mauricio Pochettino’s radar, and he has only made himself a more appealing signing since.

Tottenham are likely to have to pay more for Godfrey next year than they would have last summer, as he has just penned a new contract with Norwich, but they have now seen that he can perform at the highest level.

Ben Godfrey of Norwich during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Sheffield Wednesday at Carrow Road on April 19, 2019 in Norwich, England.

Spurs will surely have to sign a centre-back next summer, as they could face big issues in the position.

Toby Alderweireld’s and Jan Vertonghen’s contracts both expire at the end of the campaign, and neither of the pair have committed their future at Hotspur Way.

If Alderweireld and Vertonghen do move on, then Spurs are going to need at least one centre-back to play alongside Davinson Sanchez.

And if Godfrey keeps up his current form then he will surely be very near the top of Tottenham’s wishlist by the time the summer transfer window opens again.

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