Tottenham Hotspur have made a decent start to the transfer window, already signing three seasoned Premier League stars in Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Joe Hart, and Matt Doherty.

However, some may argue that the Spurs squad still has other weaknesses that need to be addressed this summer.

Fortunately, the North Londoners have plenty of time to do that considering that the transfer window is open until the first week of October.

A report in Manchester Evening News has shed light on the position Spurs are prioritising next as Jose Mourinho continues to shape his squad ahead of the new season.

The report discusses how Tottenham could not match Manchester United’s offer for Donny Van De Beek as Mourinho is now said to be focussed on signing a back up to Harry Kane.

This would suggest that a striker is now the priority for Tottenham, rather than a centre-back or an attacking midfielder. It also implies that such a signing will use up a large chunk of Spurs’ remaining budget.

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Multiple reports now seem to indicate that a back up to Harry Kane is next on the club’s radar. I believe that is the right approach as we have an extremely congested fixture list at the start of the campaign and we are going to need another striker to take some workload off Kane. A centre-back is also needed but that is not as much of a priority since we have Dier, Toby, Sanchez, Tanganga, and Davies, while Foyth has not left the club yet. Based on our rumoured attempts to sign Van de Beek, Zaniolo, and Brooks, it sounds like Jose also wants to bring in an attacking midfielder. However, that may be a luxury rather than a necessity.

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