Matt Doherty wanted by Tottenham

There has been numerous right-backs linked with Tottenham in past few months.

According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Matt Doherty is wanted by Tottenham.

The 28-year-old’s contract at Wolves is set to expire at the end of the 2022/23 campaign.

Matt Doherty
Matt Doherty

In 302 appearances for Wolves, Doherty has managed to score 28 goals, and create 41 goals for his teammates.

The 28-year-old is considered to be one of the best right-backs in Ireland.

The Wolves right-back has also represented the Ireland at various youth levels before going on to secure 9 senior caps for his country thus far.

Matt Doherty will be high in demand this summer, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Wolves this term.

Tottenham are looking to sign a right-back and have identified the 28-year-old as potential transfer target.

Jose Mourinho is a long term admirer of Doherty and believes he can get the most out of the Ireland international.

Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur

The Spurs are desperate to make an impact in the summer transfer window.

The Ireland international will offer the Tottenham boss the freedom to be more flexible with his formations, tactics and team selections.

According to the report, “Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is interested in signing Matt Doherty from Wolves. The Portuguese wants to improve his team’s defence, especially after losing Jan Vertonghen this summer. And football.london says Mourinho is a huge admirer of Doherty. But his countryman, Nuno Espirito Santo, who is in charge at Wolves, will not want to lose his player either. It may take a big bid to secure the defender. Although, Doherty may be available as Wolves look to sign Ainsley Maitland-Niles from Arsenal, who can also play right wing-back.”

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Tottenham might have to pay over the odds to sign the right-back.

Good signing for Tottenham?

Tottenham must improve their defensive options and the signing of Matt Doherty would be a step in the right direction.

The Spurs in particular need to sort out a right-back for the next season and the 28-year-old could be a solid signing for them.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Tottenham.

How strong that interest is and whether Tottenham will make a move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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