Tottenham target move for West Ham star as Sessegnon Plan B

Date published: Tuesday 14th May 2019 7:53

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West Ham defender Arthur Masuaku is reportedly being tracked by Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund ahead of a summer bid.

Aaron Creswell’s absence this season saw the left-back earn an extended run in a Hammers side that ended up finishing the season in a respectable 10th-placed finish under Manuel Pellegrini.

A report in The Sun claims that the 25-year-old’s performances caught the eye of Mauricio Pochettino’s spies, as Spurs continue their hunt for a new left-back to reportedly replace Danny Rose.

The future of England star Rose remains uncertain, with reports suggesting that the Champions League final could be his last game for the club.

And with Ben Davies the only senior left-sided defender on the books, Congo star Masuaku, who has 12 months remaining on his contract, could be a viable alternative – although Spurs will face competition for his signature from Dortmund.

The Bundesliga giants are also monitoring Hoffenheim’s Nico Schulz, who has a £25million release clause, and may decide that a move for a player who is already accustomed to playing in Germany is more suited to their needs.

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Spurs, meanwhile, have turned their attentions to Masuaku as they have concerns over signing long-term target Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham.

The full-back, who can also play as a left-sided midfielder, struggled to make an impact in the Premier League last season as the Cottagers suffered relegation – although he could now be available for a cut-price fee as Fulham look to rebuild.

 

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