5 Central Defenders Tottenham Should Target in the Summer Transfer Window

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5 Central Defenders Tottenham Should Target in the Summer Transfer Window
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Last summer, Tottenham spent more than £100 million to bolster a group of midfielders and forwards that desperately needed it—signing the likes of Roberto Soldado, Nacer Chadli and Erik Lamela.

This summer, their biggest addition is manager Mauricio Pochettino, and the former Southampton man will probably bring in more defensive talent than his predecessors did. 

But where will Pochettino look? Will he raid Southampton's cupboard bare? Will he work to develop talent from the lower leagues? Can he lure top talent from overseas?

Yes, yes and yes.

Tottenham need to give goalkeeper Hugo Lloris some help and I believe the club will sign at least one marquee central defender this summer. Maybe two. Who will it be?

Here's my top five candidates for central defenders Tottenham should target during the summer transfer window.

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