Writing a piece for The Daily Express, reporter Jack Otway has urged Tottenham Hotspur managing director Fabio Paratici to sell defender Ben Davies alongside the likes of Dele Alli and Harry Winks.
The Lowdown: Vitesse defeat highlights issue…
On paper, it is arguable that Spurs should be strolling their Europa Conference League group yet manager Nuno Espirito Santo sees his side sitting third.
Vitesse stunned a much-rotated Lilywhites side 1-0 on Thursday night in their third match of Group G, putting pressure back on Spurs’ head coach after back-to-back solid results in the Premier League.
The usual suspects criticised for their poor showings, like England internationals Alli and Winks, were in the firing line but reporter Otway has now explained why Davies also needs to be sold alongside the duo.
The Latest: Otway slams Davies…
Writing for the Express, Otway believes the 28-year-old’s best days are behind him and has said that Paratici ‘would be wise’ to offload the left-back.
The reporter goes on to say that Davies is ‘stuck in a rut’ and had a ‘chastening night at the office’ midweek.
Calling the Wales international vulnerable defensively after he failed to stop the cross for Vitesse’s eventual winning goal, Otway also believes he offered ‘precious little’ going forward.
The Verdict: In agreement…
We believe the journalist may have a point when it comes to Davies and Spurs, and it could certainly be the case that Paratici and the club need to sell while they can.
The only issue for Tottenham is, as always, lack of depth in that area – especially considering Sergio Reguilon has been linked with a move back to Real Madrid recently and Ryan Sessegnon is yet to ignite his career in north London.
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