There could be a slim silver lining in a very dark cloud for Tottenham this summer, as Juventus are reportedly looking to swoop for defender Toby Alderweireld (Daily Mail).
In any normal circumstance, this would be terrible news for the North London club, as Alderweireld has established himself as one of the very best centre backs in world football.
However, the Belgian’s contract was originally going to expire this summer before the club extended it for another year. This activated a release clause that may allow him to leave for just £25m before the start of next season.
The best case scenario for Spurs would be if Toby decided he wanted to see out his contract for one last year in order to play at the new stadium.
The worst case scenario would involve him moving to a Premier League rival such as Manchester United or Liverpool.
So, if he is to transfer away, the club would surely prefer it to be to a foreign club such as Juve.
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