Reports have been emerging claiming that Tottenham Hotspur are edging closer and closer on signing the player who has been dubbed as: ‘’The New Neymar’’. Neilton is a 19 years old forward of Santos and by next year he will be out of contract, to make matters more interesting Santos still have not reached an agreement with the player concerning a new deal.
Tottenham Hotspur are trying to build a young, energetic team mixed with experience and this is becoming more evident after one of their most recent signings Erik Lamela who recently scored his 1st goal with the Premier League team.
The 21 years old player Erik Lamela scored the opening goal of Tottenham’s match against Sheriff in their Europa League encounter.
‘’It was a very emotional evening because I scored my first goal. I’m very happy about that and very happy that we won as well. We have a very strong squad and it is very competitive. We always want to do well in all the tournaments we play in. All our players are strong, whatever their position, and [on the right wing] there are two or three players who know the position well’’. Erik Lamela said.
They suffered from a 6-0 defeat when playing against Manchester City and recorded their biggest Premier League defeat in 17 years. The manager of Tottenham Andre Villas-Boas spoke about the recent defeat and said:
“We have to be ashamed of a result like this; to lose 6-0 is extremely embarrassing.”
It will come to no surprise if Tottenham are in search of certain players during the winter transfer window as reinforcements might be just what they need to evade further defeats such as this one and make the proper title charge. Since the season of 2009-10 Tottenham have been finishing the season in top 5 spots of the Premier League.