Spurs: Ange unwilling to sell £70,000-a-week ‘flop’ in January

The manager is desperate to keep a player who has fallen out of favor.

A new report claims that Tottenham Hotspur are no longer willing to approve the sale of a senior squad member despite being low down the pecking order.

Which players have left Spurs in 2023?Over the summer, Ange Postecoglou and Daniel Levy approved the permanent sale of Harry Kane, Lucas Moura, Harry Winks and Davinson Sanchez, but five players were also loaned out to gain more regular playing time.

The Lily whites have given the green light to Djed Spence, Tanguy Ndombele, Sergio Reguilon, Joe Rodon and Japhet Tanganga to temporarily leave the capital after falling out of favor, but another star has now emerged as a possible target for a foreign giant.

Giovani Lo Celso first put pen to paper for Real Betis at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in 2019, but after two spells at Villarreal since then (Transfermarkt – Lo Celso transfer history), the attacking midfielder isn’t exactly a permanent fixture. to N17.

 In the premier League international has not started and once as a substitute this season, playing just 16 minutes of football (WhoScored stats – Lo Celso), so even though he still has two years left on his contract, the 27-year-old – The old man didn’t look at him.

Giovanni Lo Celso transfer update…According to reports from Spain (via The Hard Tackle) who shared an update on Lo Celso’s ties with Barcelona, ​​Spurs are “unwilling” to sell the talismanic center back despite him attracting considerable interest from the Nou Camp.

Postecoglou personally  wants to   give the player “more responsibility in the future”, regardless of the lack of involvement of him so far under the new manager, and therefore has no intention of forcing him out of the building in January, unlike numerous previous reports. that the club would make money.

How good is Giovani Lo Celso?With Tottenham and especially Postecoglou keen to retain Lo Celso’s services beyond January, the left footer has been described by journalist Jack Pitt-Brooke as a “flop” due to his disappointing spell at the club and we believe we We should let him take the step.

Moving into new territory would definitely be the best decision for both parties.

The weaknesses of Giovani Lo Celsoaerial combatDiplomaCrossroads (All data via WhoScored)The Rosario native is the coach’s 19th highest-scoring player among the team’s 21 members this season, with a match rating of just 6.18 (WhoScored – Spurs Stats).

So even though he has had limited opportunities, it shows how slim the chances of impact he can make are when given the rare chance to showcase his talent.

Additionally, Lo Celso currently earns £70,000 per week, which is the same as Brennan Johnson and more than Manor Solomon (Tottenham salaries), so it doesn’t seem fair or reasonable to employ an experienced player on that salary for sit tight, especially if the extra money from his salary could be used to generate funds for new recruits in the near future.

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