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Spurs Transfer Watch: Five players to turn Pochettino's side into champions

After breaking the bank to sign Tanguy Ndombele, Spurs are finally ready to spend in a bid to compete with and possibly dethrone Manchester City in the upcoming season.

Here's a look at 5 players they could sign as they look to become Premier League champions next season.

Giovanni Lo Celso - Real Betis

After signing Tanguy Ndombele, Spurs are reportedly keen on landing Giovanni Lo Celso's signature in a bid to bolster their midfield lineup.

There's a chance that Danish maestro, Christian Eriksen might be on his way out of Tottenham before the transfer window closes, as he's been quite vocal about his intentions of leaving the club. Hence, Lo Celso could prove to be Eriksen's replacement should the Dane move elsewhere before the end of the window.

Lo Celso is a highly technical midfielder who's capable of creating something out of nothing when faced with difficult situations on the pitch.

He managed to bag 9 league goals and register 4 assists last season for Real Betis hence he's sure to be amongst the goals for Spurs should they manage to secure his services.

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Ryan Sessegnon - Fulham

Fulham starlet Ryan Sessegnon is expected to leave Fulham before the end of the transfer window considering his contract is set to expire next summer. The 19-year-old has shown no desire to sign a new deal with Fulham.

Sessegnon is a pacey winger who can also be deployed as a left-back thanks to his impressive defensive positioning and tactical awareness. He's one of the most highly-rated youngsters in world football and would be an excellent addition to Tottenham.

Fulham, who were relegated from the Premier League last season, will reportedly only listen to offers starting from £40m for Sessegnon, a fee Tottenham should have no trouble coughing up.

Spurs, though, are likely to wait for Fulham to reduce their asking price considering the fact that Sessegnon's contract is set to expire in a bid to pressure Fulham into letting him leave for a lot less than their current asking price.

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Nicolo Zaniolo - Roma

Nicolo Zaniolo is one of the most sought-after players in the Serie A at the moment having put up impressive displays for Roma last season.

The 20-year-old midfielder notched 4 goals and registered 2 assists in 20 starts for a Roma side that failed to secure qualification for the 2019/20 Champions League.

Zaniolo is a technically gifted midfielder who can be deployed in the middle of the park or in the attacking third, having been utilised in a number of positions last season.

He's a great passer of the ball who's capable of dictating the flow of games and serving as a link between the midfield and the attacking third.

With Christian Eriksen's future at the club still uncertain, Zaniolo could come in and replace the Danish midfielder should he end up leaving before the start of the new season.

Even if Eriksen does stay, Zaniolo could still offer depth to Tottenham's first team set-up, something they lacked a lot of last season.

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Diogo Jota - Wolves

Whilst Harry Kane will always be Tottenham's main man for as long as he remains at the club, he can't always guarantee his availability throughout the season, and quite frankly, Tottenham's attacking options aren't up to par for a club of their stature.

And that is why Spurs would do well to make a move for Wolves forward Diogo Jota, who lit up the Premier League last season with his superb displays and played a major role in his side's impressive 7th-place finish.

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Jack Grealish - Aston Villa

Jack Grealish has been on Tottenham's radar for a couple of seasons now – by his own admission, the Aston Villa man thought he would secure a move to Tottenham last season, but instead spent the 2018/19 season helping Aston Villa to secure promotion to the Premier League.

Grealish is quite similar to Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta – he's always got a trick or two up his sleeve and he seemingly always what he's going to do with the ball before he receives it.

The 23-year-old would be an excellent addition to Tottenham's squad but it remains to be seen if Spurs will finally make a solid move for the Englishman or wait to monitor his performances with Aston Villa in the top-flight.

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