Report: Tottenham could return for Max Aarons after Mourinho reservations
Tottenham could revive interest in Norwich City defender Max Aarons after the departure of Jose Mourinho, according to a report by Eurosport.
The young right-back has been an integral part of the Canaries team this season as they have won promotion back to the Premier League.
Despite earning a place in the top-flight for next season, it might not be enough to keep the England under-21 man. Everton and Roma are both in the mix for his signature.
The 21-year-old is viewed as one of the most exciting young full-backs in the country and has made 46 appearances during 2020/21.
Aarons has 11 caps to his name for the England under-21 team and big clubs are starting to circle Carrow Road to sign him.
It’s claimed in the report that Mourinho wasn’t overly convinced by Aarons. The fact he stands at 5ft 10in made the former Tottenham boss question him, preferring a taller option on the right of his back four.
There could be some factors for Spurs to consider still. One of those will be how the new manager views both Serge Aurier and Matt Doherty.
Spurs won’t keep two right-backs and sign another. If the new incumbent isn’t overly convinced by the current options, a move could be back on the cards.
Norwich currently value Aarons at £30 million and could face a real fight in order to keep him during the summer transfer window.
TBR View: Aarons would be a quality signing for Tottenham
Both Aurier and Doherty have flattered to deceive and if there’s one area of the pitch where Tottenham lack quality it’s at the back.
Aarons looks like the real deal and despite his tender years, he already boasts 129 first-team appearances to his name.
Tottenham must go in search of some defensive reinforcements during the summer. At £30 million, Aarons looks like a steal and Spurs must pounce when the transfer window reopens.
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