3 Americans Tottenham should consider in the transfer market

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Signing Weah would fill a need as a backup for Dejan Kulusevski and a more attack-minded alternative to Emerson Royal. Likewise, these two Americans would fill a need for the team.

Giovanni Reyna for Spur’s creative needs

A narrative that probably does not get much run in England, but is alive and well in the US, is how disappointed some fans are that the Berkalter and the US did not go for it more against England. For many fans, going for it would have included bringing on attacking midfielder Giovanni Reyna earlier in the game.

Like Weah, Reyna is the son of a former professional. Gio’s father, Claudio Reyna, was a pioneer for modern soccer in the US, and the expectations for his son are significant in the states.

Reyna has been with Borussia Dortmund since January 2020 and is under contract until 2025, which would make it a more complicated transfer. However, Reyna is only 20 years old and has a bright future as a creative attacker who can play centrally or wide, ala Christian Eriksen. With 12 goals and 14 assists in his 93 appearances for the German club, he will continue to grow as a goal-creator.

The most likely Tottenham transfer signing – Weston McKennie

The US bossed the midfield against England on Friday, especially in the first half, and much of that work came from Weston McKennie. The Juventus midfielder could carry the ball between defenders on the dribble in a way, Spurs current midfield struggle to do outside of Rodrigo Bentancur.

Besides his ability to carry the ball, McKennie is relentless in working off the ball, which is something Spurs need more of in the side. Like Weah, McKennie’s greatest strength is his versatility as a midfielder, with the ability to play anywhere in a two-, three-, or four-man midfield.

As a Fabio Paratici signing at Juventus, McKennie is someone Spurs leadership is familiar with, and he has been linked with the team before. As a player who fits Conte’s relentless style and possesses some traits lacking within the current squad, a move for McKennie may make the most sense.

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