Your Tottenham Hotspur starting XI that Ange Postecoglou will field in 2024 if transfer rumours are true

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The Tottenham Hotspur lineup if all the January transfer rumours come true.

Ange Postecoglou’s Tottenham Hotspur side have adjusted well to the loss of Harry Kane in the early stages of the season. The former Celtic man’s revamped team currently find themselves fifth in the table after 15 games whilst also playing an entertaining brand of football.

Son Heung-min has emerged as the talisman in Kane’s absence with nine goals and two assists, while summer recruits such as James Maddison, Guglielmo Vicario and Micky van de Ven have already endeared themselves to the Spurs faithful with a range of impressive performances.

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Postecoglou will hope to overcome a blip in form as the second half of the season nears. He will want to restore the Lilywhites back into the Champions League places come the end of the campaign. Spurs still have a huge chunk of the Kane fund available to use in the January transfer window and fans are hoping to see further additions to bolster the club’s chances of success.

With that in mind London World has taken a look at the potential Spurs starting line-up that Postecoglou could field in the second half of the season if he is able to get all his desired targets over the line…

Goalkeeper: Guglielmo Vicario

Summer signing Guglielmo Vicario has been one of the standout goalkeepers in the division this season and has emerged as the first choice ahead of Hugo Lloris.

Right back: Pedro Porro

Pedro Porro’s loan deal was made permanent in the summer and he has continued to impress in a Tottenham shirt. His ability to drive forward and create chances should see him remain as a starter for the foreseeable future.

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Centre back: Marc Guehi

A long term injury to Micky van de Ven has forced Tottenham to use Ben Davies and Emerson Royal as makeshift centre backs. However, Postecoglou is reported to be an admirer of Crystal Palace centre back Marc Guehi who could make the move to boost his Euro 2024 chances.

Centre back: Micky van de Ven

Micky van de Ven is expected to return to the Tottenham line-up by January and he has the potential to edge out Christian Romero to a starting spot. Meanwhile potential incomings include Jarrad Braitwaite and Trevoh Chalobah who could push for a start if signed.

Left back: Destiny Udogie

Destiny Udogie has impressed this season since returning from his Udinese loan and is currently making the left back position his own.

Centre midfield: Yves Bissouma

Yves Bissouma had a slow start to life at Tottenham last season but has proven himself to be a strong commanding presence in the middle of the park this term.

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Centre midfield: Pepe Sarr

When available Pepe Sarr has typically partnered Bissouma in the defensive midfield position. The Senegalese international is another much improved player under the Postecoglou regime.

Centre midfield: James Maddison

Prior to his injury, Maddison may well have been one of the contenders for the player of the season so far. When he returns in January he will have high hopes of adding to his three goals and six assists as Euro 2024 looms.

Right winger: Dejan Kulusevski

Dejan Kulusevski wowed fans in the first six months of his loan spell from Juventus, but saw his first full season in North London hampered by injury. The Swedish star is beginning to rediscover high levels of form this season and has already doubled last year’s goal tally with four so far this term.

Left winger: Jota

Ex-Celtic star Jota has been linked as he was an integral part of Postecoglou’s success in Glasgow and he could be made available by Al-Ittihad after a nightmare spell in Saudi Arabia where he has had limited gametime. Due to FFP regulations he could arrive on a loan deal in a reunion with his former coach.

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Striker: Son Heung-Min

South Korean icon Son Heung-Min operated as a winger during Harry Kane’s time at the club but he is now developing into one of the most potent centre forwards in the league. He is integral to the team’s chances of success but could be moved back out wide if the Lilywhites move for either Brighton’s Evan Ferguson or Lille’s Jonathan David.

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