5 Tottenham players who will struggle for game-time in 2024/25

Ahead of the 2024/25 season commencement, Ange Postecoglou has some lineup decisions to make. Here are 5 Tottenham players who will struggle for game-time...

Tottenham Hotspur have big plans for the 2024 summer transfer window. Given that Ange Postecoglou let his spot in the top four slip last season, he is best-placed to understand which players should come in.

However, signing new players is not great for everybody involved. While it gets the fans excited and on board with Ange's vision, it must come at the expense of some Tottenham players. Sometimes, this is due to those players underperforming anyway but other times, it could be the unfair reality and simply the harsh nature of football.

That said, here are 5 Tottenham players who will struggle for game-time next season...

5 Tottenham players who will struggle for game-time in 2024/25

1. Richarlison

Perhaps the most notable player who could miss out on first-team action next season is Richarlison. The Brazil international had a good season last time out by his own standards but given Tottenham's hunt for an out-and-out goal-scorer, it will be Richarlison who will miss out.

After all, Ange Postecoglou would clearly prefer Son Heung-Min and one of Brennan Johnson or Dejan Kulusevski to partner the new striker addition.

2. Yves Bissouma

Tottenham would also like to sign a top class number six, which comes at the detriment of Yves Bissouma. Bissouma made 26 Premier League starts last season but towards the tail-end of the season, began to miss out on his place in the starting lineup. In fact, he only played the full 90 minutes on three occasions in 2024, showing he could slowly be phased out of the starting lineup.

Bissouma is an exceptional player but if the midfield is strengthened, it will be the Mali international who is relegated to a rotational role.

3. Timo Werner

It's a difficult case for Timo Werner because his stay at Tottenham was extended but regardless, he is not at the forefront of Ange Postecoglou's plans. As mentioned, Spurs want to sign a new striker and at left-wing, Son is the logical first choice over Werner. However, the Germany international could certainly make an impact from the bench.

4. Brennan Johnson

Brennan Johnson has the pull factor of being versatile to play in the midfield and attack. However, the more signings Ange Postecoglou makes, the more likely it becomes that Johnson's minutes will be limited. If Tottenham push through with their transfer interest in Eberechi Eze, it will surely be lights out for Johnson.

5. Radu Dragusin

Anything is improvement for Radu Dragusin. He is still relatively early into his Tottenham life and given his fine performances at EURO 2024, he will surely see an improvement in game-time next season.

However, competing with Cristian Romero and Micky van de Ven in the starting lineup means that the Romania international is forced to accept less minutes than he would perhaps like, at least at the start of the season.