The defensive department of the Tottenham squad needs quality additions this summer.
It’s claimed by British media that Tottenham are preparing move for Watford left-back Pervis Estupinan.
The 22-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
The Ecuador international joined Watford from LDU Quito. In July 2019, Estupinan was sent to Osasuna on a season-long loan.
The left-back has banged in one goal and provided five assists in 30 matches for Osasuna this term on all fronts.
The 22-year-old is considered to be one of the best left-backs in Ecuador.
Pervis Estupinan has represented Ecuador at Under-17 and Under-20 level, winning 25 caps and scoring 7 goals, before making his senior international debut in October 2019. As a member of Ecuador national football team, Estupinan won one cap.
The Ecuador international is set to be a man in demand in the summer transfer window, with a host of clubs queueing up to pursue his signature.
José Mourinho is looking to shore up his defensive options and Estupinan happens to be a target. The Ecuador international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Mourinho wants to target in the summer transfer window.
Pervis Estupinan has the talent to play many roles in defense.
According to the report, “Tottenham Hotspur are planning a move for Watford defender Pervis Estupinan. The left-back joined Watford from LDU Quito in 2016, but has spent five spells on loan in Spain. And AS says Spurs boss Jose Mourinho has been impressed the Ecuador international’s performances for Osasuna this season. Estupinan has just one season remaining on his Hornets contract and could be available for a reduced fee. Manchester United, Atletico Madrid and Barcelona have also been keeping an eye on the 22-year-old.”
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Tottenham have to fork out a huge transfer fee if they are genuinely interested in the Ecuador international.
Good signing for Tottenham?
The 22-year-old is a promising young left-back and could be a good addition to Tottenham’s squad.
This could be a very interesting move, Estupinan has lots of potential and Tottenham could be the perfect place for him to develop as a player.
Tottenham fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.
It will be interesting to see if Spurs can beat their rivals to the left-back’s signature.
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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.