Manchester City are reportedly lining up a move for Tottenham’s Harry Winks – and some Spurs fans on Twitter have responded by urging the club not to make the mistake of selling him.
The Sun claims that Premier League rivals Man City are considering a £40million raid for the midfielder, who is believed to be he seriously admired by their manager Pep Guardiola.
It is reported that Spurs may allow the England international to leave if an offer in excess of £40million arrives for him, as manager Jose Mourinho knows he may need to raise funds if he wants to make any more big signings.
Winks, 24, has become an important senior player at Spurs in the last few seasons and is renowned for his quality in possession, as he’s a great passer of the ball and is a strong dribbler too.
With Winks linked with a potential exit this summer, a selection of of Spurs supporters on social media have responded by insisting that he stays with them.
The energetic central midfielder has come through the academy system to the club’s first team and made 41 appearances across all competitions last season, which included him wearing the captain’s armband in the Premier League against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Here are some Spurs fans commenting on the Winks speculation:
Too many people in our fanbase dont even know that we have issue about homegrown player.
Winks cannot be sold ! He is good backup player.
— Fiqy (@Are_Fox) August 13, 2020
Sell a midfielder that fits the homegrown quota, and would die for the badge? NO. He hasn’t been played in his position and has tried his hardest at one he is unfamiliar in. If fans are soooo lenient on Ndombele who shows no effort, why not for someone who has always does?
— Georgito (@ElPincheBoludo) August 13, 2020
I didn’t like Winks before but I don’t want him to leave. He is one of the few that genuinely loves the club and the fans. He’s Spurs blood.
— Josh King (@joshKingr) August 13, 2020
Delete ! Harry Winks is our future capitan
— Dattatreya (@dattareia) August 13, 2020
Big mistake if we let him go
— connor Flynn (@connor_flynnnn) August 13, 2020
So Poch, Southgate, Jose have all played him, pep rumoured to want him, and people say he’s not good enough…. 🙄 we’d be stupid to sell…
— Thomas Brannon (@brannon83) August 14, 2020
Even tho 40 mil is a great bit of business & we still have Skipp plus Winks has lost that forward motivation & confidence
I really like Winks, he will find it again & so it’s a massive NO from me
He’s a big part of our future imo
— SuperHotspurfc (@SuperHotspursfc) August 13, 2020
No, no, no simply NO this can’t happen.
— Robert McAlister (@McBobbyBruce) August 14, 2020