Tottenham weighing up move for Fulham loanee Joachim Andersen after the defender's impressive form


Tottenham weighing up summer move for Fulham loanee Joachim Andersen after the centre back’s impressive form for Scott Parker’s side this season… with Jose Mourinho looking to strengthen his defence

  • Tottenham are considering a summer move for defender Joachim Andersen
  • The centre back has impressed during his loan spell with Fulham this season 
  • Lyon are open to selling the 24-year-old and would want a fee of £25million  

Tottenham have added defender Joachim Andersen to their list of potential recruits for the summer.

Andersen has impressed during his loan spell at Fulham and parent club Lyon will consider offers at the end of the season.

Tottenham want to improve their defence with question marks over the futures of Davinson Sanchez and Toby Alderweireld.

Tottenham have added Joachim Andersen to their list of potential recruits for the summer

Jose Mourinho is looking to strengthen his defence for next season

Tottenham have added Joachim Andersen (left) to their list of potential recruits for the summer with Jose Mourinho (right) 

Andersen started the season badly by damaging ankle ligaments but his return to fitness triggered an upturn in Fulham’s form and manager Scott Parker installed him as captain.

The 24-year old Denmark international has already told Lyon that he is keen to stay in the Premier League and they are happy to recoup funds after feeling the financial pinch of the covid pandemic. 

They would want around £25m and Tottenham are among those weighing up an offer.

Andersen has impressed for Scott Parker's side since joining on a season-long loan from Lyon

Andersen has impressed for Scott Parker’s side since joining on a season-long loan from Lyon

Lyon’s sporting director Juninho Pernambucano recently confirmed he expects Andersen to stay in England after his impressive form for the Cottagers.  

Andersen started his career with FC Twente before joining Italian club Sampdoria in 2017.

He spent two seasons in Serie A but moved to Lyon in 2019, becoming their record transfer at £26m.

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