Paul Merson says Tottenham have done something 'massive' this summer - besides their signings
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Paul Merson says Tottenham have done something 'massive' this summer - besides their signings

Tottenham Hotspur have enjoyed an incredible summer on the transfer front.

Spurs have signed six quality players, strengthening their ranks throughout the squad.

Tottenham hit the ground running in the transfer window with Ivan Perisic and Fraser Forster.

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Yves Bissouma, Richarlison, Clement Lenglet and Djed Spence have since followed at Spurs.

Tottenham may yet make more signings, with speculation linking the north Londoners with Nicolo Zaniolo.

Paul Merson, writing on Sportskeeda, believes Spurs have done something else “massive” besides their signings.

Namely, keeping hold of Harry Kane and Son Heung-min.

Kane was reportedly trying to join Manchester City last summer, but a move didn’t come to fruition.

Now, the England captain is loving life under Antonio Conte and looks back to his best.

Son, meanwhile, has been consistently brilliant for Tottenham.

Between them, Kane and Son have won four Premier League Golden Boots between them.

Merson, looking ahead to Spurs’ Premier League opener against Southampton, spoke about the Spurs duo.

“Tottenham have done well in pre-season,” he wrote on Sportskeeda.

“They’ve bought phenomenally well, and now they need to get these players together as a team.

“In the Premier League, you don’t get too long.

“If you take too much time, you end up finding yourself six points behind the rest of the pack.

“It’s massive that Spurs have managed to hold on to Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min.”

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Last summer, Tottenham keeping Kane almost looked like a bad decision.

He was struggling in the early stages of the season and some wondered whether it would’ve been better to cash in and strengthen the squad.

But then, Nuno Espirito Santo left, Antonio Conte came in, and Spurs – and Kane – became a different beast.

Now, in wake of a summer of great business, Tottenham look really strong.

As for Son, it’s almost baffling that there has been very little transfer speculation regarding his future over the years.

Admittedly it’s good news for Spurs fans. But at the same time, it’s just a bit strange. Players of his quality are normally regulars on the transfer rumour mill.

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