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Sporting CP considering a move for Tottenham Hotspur central defender Eric Dier

Tottenham’s central defender, Eric Dier, appears to be on the cusp of a career revival as the January transfer window looms large on the footballing horizon.

Having amassed an impressive tally of 270 appearances for Tottenham, which includes a respectable 12 goals, Dier’s market value, as per, currently stands at a noteworthy 18 million euros.

On the international stage, Dier has also left his mark, representing England in 49 matches and managing to find the back of the net on three occasions.

However, the English stalwart has fallen out of favor under the leadership of manager Ange Postecoglou this season, resulting in his exclusion from the first-team squad at Spurs. This predicament has left Dier yearning for a swift exit from the club, with the hope of rediscovering his form elsewhere.

Eric Dier
Eric Dier

According to reports from The Times, the 29-year-old might find solace in the form of a potential return to his former stomping ground, Sporting CP, in Portugal. The Lisbon-based club has extended an enticing offer to their former youth sensation, presenting him with a golden opportunity to resurrect his footballing journey.

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What adds an intriguing layer to this prospect is Dier’s history with Sporting CP, where he began his footballing journey at the tender age of seven. As an added advantage, Dier is proficient in the Portuguese language, enhancing his compatibility with the club and its surroundings.

Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur

As the transfer window approaches, Eric Dier’s potential move to Sporting CP could offer a much-needed lifeline to his career, allowing him to reignite his footballing passion and regain his status as a prominent figure in the english football.

Football enthusiasts eagerly await further developments in this captivating transfer saga.

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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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