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Spurs fans react on Twitter to Emerson Royal reports

A number of Spurs fans have taken to Twitter to comment on reports from The Telegraph claiming that Tottenham want to sign Emerson Royal from Barcelona.

Fabio Paratici looks to have plenty of work left to do before the window shuts. According to The Telegraph, he is keen to sign a new right-back as well as a striker.

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And Emerson is on his radar for the defensive role. The 22-year-old spent more than two years on loan with Real Betis.

He has actually featured in both of Barca’s league games at the start of this campaign. But The Telegraph reports that Spurs are exploring the possibility of signing the Brazilian on an initial loan.

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Tottenham are looking to offload Serge Aurier. And it seems that Emerson may be the player Paratici wants to replace the Ivorian in North London.

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It would appear that many of the fans are just as keen to see Emerson arrive. Several have taken to Twitter to express their delight at the links.

He is capable of making an impact in the final third. He provided 10 assists across his two full seasons in La Liga with Betis.

But he is strong defensively. In fact, only three players averaged a greater number of successful tackles per game in the league last season (Whoscored). Emerson was also just outside the top 10 for interceptions per game.

‘This would be a quality signing’: Spurs fans react to Emerson Royal reports

And with that, plenty of Spurs fans believe that he would be an outstanding addition if a deal is possible.

With that in mind, here is how some of the Tottenham supporters have reacted to the links…

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