All you need to know about Spurs target Max Aarons


Pochettino recently admitted that Tottenham will have to undergo a “painful” rebuild in the summer (Evening Standard), and full back is believed to among the positions where the club are seeking reinforcements.

Among the players who have been linked with the clubs is Norwich defender Max Aarons (The Sun). The 19-year-old is said to be attracting interest from several clubs with Spurs reported to be leading the race for his signature (The Mirror).

Here’s all you need to know about the young defender

Full Name: Max Aarons

Age: 19

Club: Norwich City

Nationality: England

Position: Right back/left-back/wing back

Playing Style: Max Aarons is a dynamic player that likes to run with the ball and take players on. The youngster is adept at coming inside as well as providing the width out wide.

He is strong defensively in one vs one situations and is continuing to improve his positioning.

Strengths: Athleticism, dribbling

Weaknesses: Ariel dwells

Highlights of His Career: The youngster broke through into the Norwich first team this season, and has been one of the best full-backs in the Championship. He has scored 3 goals and registered 6 assists in all competitions so far.

Rumor rating: B+

If reports are to be believed then Arsenal and Chelsea are also interested in the teenager (The Mirror) and Norwich are set to offer him a new contract in an effort to keep him off the clutches of the big guns.

While Spurs have also been linked with Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Evening Standard), Aarons could prove a more enticing option as he is likely to cost far less.

Aarons is unproven at Premier League level but clearly has the potential to become a great player.

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