In our first look at potential transfer targets I looked at signings who might add some solidity to our defence and midfield this summer. We’ve looked at how we can improve the foundations of the house… Now it’s time to put on the roof.
Starting with a high up contender on the probability scale, Kevin Mirallas is a good place to start for Part 2. There are a number of factors which swing a transfer to Spurs in Mirallas favour. He has years of Premier League experience, he already plays internationally with Chadli, Dembele and Vertonghen and he knows exactly where the goals are. At 27 years old we’d be getting a player in his peak, rather than banking on potential – all things which suggest a move would be a smooth transition. Added to this, with Lennon to Everton a distinct possibility this summer, arranging a reasonable fee for Mirallas shouldn’t be a problem. However I’m not fully convinced. There’s been suggestions that his ego has been a problem with Spurs, which is not something that would add to our team spirit at the moment. Also, I just don’t know if he’s better than, or different enough from Chadli or Lamela, If we’re buying wingers I’d like us to buy something different. Someone like…
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