Tottenham have been watching Sean Longstaff ahead of potential summer bid
With only 688 minutes of Premier League football behind him, Sean Longstaff is claimed to be a potential summer target for Tottenham.
A report on Tuesday says that Spurs have been represented at games, with the 21 year Newcastle midfielder nominated for the February Premier League player of the month.
Longstaff lost out to Sergio Aguero for that particular award.
The Geordie midfielder has impressed this season against the likes of Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City.
Whilst the Tottenham scouting team didn’t have to go far to watch Sean Longstaff when he impressed at Wembley against Spurs, NUFC and Longstaff unlucky to lose that one 1-0.
Not surprisingly, the young midfielder has been compared to a former Geordie who turned out for Tottenham,
Spurs paid West Ham £3m for Michael Carrick back in 2004 and then made a £22m profit only two years later when selling him on to Man Utd.
Thursday’s claims have come from The Guardian, who aren’t usually at the worst end of transfer speculation.
Recent years of course have seen Tottenham bring through countless young English players, as well as recruiting them from other clubs, the likes of Alli, Trippier and Dier going on to be England regulars.
Today’s report says that it is looking like a big change of playing staff at Tottenham, including midfielders Wanyama and Eriksen potentially leaving.
The Guardian say that Spurs have been looking at young players for various positions, naming right-back Max Aarons (Norwich) and left-back Kieran Tierney (Celtic), as well as midfielders Sean Longstaff and Harvey Barnes (Leicester).
Obviously I want Newcastle United to keep their best players, especially prospects such as Sean Longstaff, but I would rather have this type of speculation than having nobody worth talking about!
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