Tottenham might discover themselves with £160million to spend this summer time if Harry Kane joins Manchester Metropolis.
Experiences recommend Spurs chief Daniel Levy has given the green light for his star striker to go, leaving an enormous gap within the north London membership.
However in keeping with Tony Cascarino, a striker isn’t the one factor Tottenham will want if Kane goes.
After years of mediocrity, culminating in a seventh-place end final season, Cascarino believes Spurs should spend in each place of the pitch.
He informed talkSPORT: “It’s some huge cash, however they want a variety of gamers, for my part.
“They want a lot of positions crammed. They’re nicely brief in defence, they want a high quality, goalscoring midfielder.
“Clearly, in the event that they lose Kane, they’ve received the largest downside of all up entrance. Who do you try to get in?
“Sure they’re getting an enormous payment and they are often actually aggressive.
“It will be actually negligent of Tottenham in the event that they haven’t achieved their work to go and get somebody in months in the past.”
Nonetheless, Spurs have to be cautious to keep away from repeating the identical errors they made final time they acquired a British file switch payment.
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Again in 2013, Gareth Bale joined Actual Madrid for £89m, however the cash was spent poorly.
Solely Christian Eriksen and Erik Lamela loved any lasting success from a gaggle of recruits which additionally included Paulinho, Roberto Soldado, Nacer Chadli, Etienne Capoue and Vlad Chiriches.
Of these gamers – paradoxically dubbed ‘Tottenham’s Magnificent Seven’ – solely Lamela stays, though experiences declare the Argentine is on his approach out this summer time to deliver the ‘Bale signings period’ to an finish.
And former Crystal Palace house owners Simon Jordan simply hopes Spurs have discovered their lesson, though aimed a lot of the blame at former supervisor Andre Villas-Boas.
“They spent £76m of that £89m and managed to recoup £57m of it from the sale of those gamers,” mentioned the talkSPORT pundit.
“Within the nice scheme of issues, they misplaced 23 per cent.
“You’ve received to place a few of the blame for these transfers in Andre Villas-Boas’ yard.
“Not solely did he not do very nicely at Spurs, he additionally purchased a sequence of gamers who didn’t do very nicely.
“Does it epitomise that interval in Tottenham’s historical past? It has to.
“These gamers had been purchased on the again of arguably the world’s finest participant on the time.
“You had the cash and also you didn’t exchange him with anybody of any significance to go and catapult the membership ahead.”