Alan Nixon for Sun Online is a routinely reliable journalist, which these days sadly marks him out from the crowd of kids with press passes and one ear super-glued to a club’s press officer.
Joe Rodon is on Graham Potter’s want list, which would make an uncomfortable suggestion given that the Brighton gaffer was so heavily and so repeatedly linked with the now filled Tottenham hot seat.
Nixon believes that Manchester United’s winger Dan James is also a target, as both men could be potentially eclipsed by incoming transfers at their respective sides. Takehiro Tomiyasu could well push Rodon down the batting order at Tottenham, and Jadon Sancho’s arrival at Old Trafford might well do the same for James.
I take a view that the first Spurs defender out the door at Spurs ought to be Eric Dier, however, it is troubling to imagine who in their right mind would want him. Discarded by England well ahead of the Euros and now well past his prime…