Nuno Santo will now surely be livid over Tottenham Hotspur’s failure to sign among his leading summer targets in Danny Ings …
What was the word?
During the off-season, The Telegraph’s Matt Law reported that the former Southampton striker was the Portuguese’s primary concern throughout the transfer window.
It was claimed that the 47-year-old wanted Ings to partner Harry Kane up leading, instead of change him, as he looked to switch the Lilywhites’ system to a two-man attack– something he had done at Wolves to varying degrees of success.
Should Spurs have signed Ings for ₤ 30m?
100 % Vote NOO! Vote The 29-year-old had gotten in the final year of his agreement at St Mary
offer of a four-year extension, based on Sky Sports. Ings went onto sign up with Spurs’top-flight competitors Aston Villa in a ₤ 30m deal. One that got away? As anticipated, the greatly experienced talisman has actually currently continued his fine form in front of goal and has emerged as a starter under Dean Smith. In just 4 appearances, the three-time England international has found the net two times and even offered one assist, constructing on from his 13 goals and
4 assists for the lowly Saints last term, according to Transfermarkt. A year earlier, the ₤ 18m-rated Ings hit 22 objectives in 38 league games– his best-ever project in English football. Spurs have actually struggled in front of goal so far this season. They might have won three of their four matches to sit just one point behind league leaders Manchester United but they have actually just collected 3 goals from a trio of 1-0 victories and a heavy defeat to Crystal Palace in which they struggled enormously in attack. Nuno berated their creative and goalscoring problems as”a big concern”after the match and it would’ve undoubtedly made him ponder what may’ve been following the failure to sign Ings during the summer. Heung-min Son, who is currently out injured, is the only Tottenham player to match the 29-year-old’s returns so far this season.
As soon as called a”goal maker “and an “assist machine “, you can’t assist but feel that things might have been different had Tottenham sporting director Fabio Paratici and co sealed a move for the 5 foot 10 talisman. It might well be their biggest error of recent times, and Nuno should be livid over it. AND in other news, Spurs make “amazing” ₤ 36m-rated
monster their leading 2022 target, Nuno would like him …