Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a move for the highly talented young Turk Arda Guler.
According to a report from transfersThe London club could be willing to shell out big bucks to sign the 17-year-old central midfielder, and it will be interesting to see if Fenerbahce are willing to sanction his departure in the next few windows.
Spurs could certainly use central midfield reinforcements, but the 17-year-old is not yet ready to start regularly for them. Guler would be a long-term investment for the Premier League club if he decides to sign him.
The 17-year-old is a prodigious talent and highly valued in Turkey. Guler is expected to become a top player in the future, and a move to Tottenham could help him fulfill his potential.
Playing alongside top players like Rodrigo Bentancur and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg will only accelerate his development and a world-class coach like Antonio Conte could help him improve as a player.
Meanwhile, the report claims that Spurs will face competition from the likes of Barcelona, Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain.
It will be interesting to see if the Londoners can hold their own against the competition and secure the youngster’s services in the near future.
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That being said, Spurs should look for signings that can also improve the team in the short term.
They are currently vying for a place in the top four, and it remains to be seen if Daniel Levy is willing to back his manager with January signings, so Tottenham can finish the season strong and win a trophy.