Journalist predicts it is ‘more possible’ Spurs will wait and move for 21-year-old in the future

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Sky Sports journalist Lyall Thomas has suggested Tottenham could make an approach to sign Crustal Palace defender Marc Guehi in the future. 

Guehi, 21, produced a strong campaign in his first season with Palace after making the move across London from Chelsea last summer. 

He helped the Eagles secure a comfortable 12th place finish in the Premier League with 36 starts for Patrick Vieira’s side (Transfermarkt), which helped him earn a first call-up to the England fold. 

The Daily Mail reported that Guehi’s performances subsequently caught the attention of Spurs, who have named him on a shortlist of central defenders the club could target (Football.London). 

Thomas discussed the prospect of Guehi joining Spurs and while speculating whether the N17-based club could look to make a move this summer, he admitted a ‘more possible’ scenario would be waiting for another season to pass. 

He told Last Word on Spurs: “There is another centre-back we’ve not mentioned and that’s Marc Guehi, but as we’ve touched on before he’s a potential star of the future. 

“He’s had a season at Palace so he’s more established, but I think he’s more one for a few more years, whether Tottenham will push that now or maybe leave him where he is for the season and then do it further down the line is more possible.”

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Guehi will be very sought-after next season with plenty of clubs already aware of how good he is after the season he had with Palace. 

And the fact he is a young English centre-back with a long contract will work in Palace’s favour as they will be able to demand a hefty fee if they are interested in a sale. 

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