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Report: Tottenham could sell Davinson Sanchez, but only if a replacement is found

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Report: Tottenham could sell Davinson Sanchez, but only if a replacement is found

Tottenham could be prepared to sell defender Davinson Sanchez in January, with the player open to a move away if the right chance comes up, reports The Athletic.

However, despite Sanchez being aware his future might lie elsewhere, it is claimed Spurs will only allow their £42m signing to go if they can land a suitable replacement in January.

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Jose Mourinho has long been touted with bringing in a new defender. The likes of Milan Skriniar among the names mentioned as a potential signing for the Spurs boss.

However, Inter are thought to be seeking around £54m for Skriniar, meaning a January deal could be unlikely.

Sanchez, meanwhile, has struggled for game time as Mourinho has gone with Eric Dier and Toby Alderweireld as his main partnership in defence this term.

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The Colombian is not even halfway through a big money six-year deal with Spurs, thought to be worth £65k-a-week, per Spotrac.

 

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And that’s why Jose Mourinho doesn’t select the former Ajax man on a regular basis. Sanchez has bags of potential and ability but he just doesn’t do it often enough and can make the odd error.

However, he’s still good as a back up and unless Spurs can get good money for him and get someone new, it seems unlikely they’ll sell at this point.

It’s a long season, and Sanchez could well still have time to impress Jose between now and the end of the campaign.

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