Tottenham “doesn’t care” what they get for Davinson Sanchez as they seek to get rid of the Colombian defender, it has been claimed.
Sanchez was once Tottenham’s record signing, but things haven’t always gone as planned since leaving Ajax. Defense was one of the areas Jose Mourinho was least satisfied with before his departure. As such, Sanchez has come under intense scrutiny and has been linked with an exit.
It recently emerged that a return to Ajax could be a possibility for the 24-year-old. The Eredivisie giants are looking to strengthen defensively and could attack Spurs to do so.
They have also been linked with another of their former players, Toby Alderweireld. It was initially thought that the Belgian would be easier to acquire but the rumors surrounding Sanchez have not died down.
According to The telegraph, Ajax wants to borrow the South American. It would be difficult for them to negotiate a permanent transfer.
These claims have now been substantiated by ex-Ajax manager Gerard van der Lem who claims Tottenham could suffer a loss on the player.
“I heard in the halls that they wanted to bring him back. The question is on what basis, ”he said NH Sportcafé of Ajax’s interest (via Sport witness).
“In England, it’s a buy that doesn’t work. Then they sell it thirty percent less; they don’t care.
“The best is if you can buy it, but if you can rent it, of course that’s great.”
Spurs initially spent around £ 42million on Sanchez so they are unlikely to recoup those charges. He’s on contract for another three years, but it looks like he could be shown the door this summer.
Tottenham’s back line under review
Sanchez is not the only Spurs defender facing an uncertain future. As noted, Alderweireld has been linked with an outing and Eric Dier has also come under criticism.
An expert recently claimed Dier was too weak to play center-back and therefore has no future at Tottenham.
“Dier is back for a game for them, but he’s not a centerback,” said Frank McAvennie. Football insider.
“He won’t get a game in midfield because of the dynamics now. You have to be busy and active and that is not his game. There is no room for him.
“He’s certainly not a center-back either, he’s too weak. Tottenham need an overhaul and they lack defenders which is why they get a game.
“He could go this summer, it wouldn’t surprise me if he did.”
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