‘Definitely’ Ange Postecoglou could finally solve Tottenham ‘problem’ ahead of crucial next deadline.

Brennan Johnson’s transfer from Nottingham Forest to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on the last day of the transfer window gave Tottenham their man. The Wales international joined in a transfer worth £47.5 million and was Spurs’ lone newcomer on the day.

However, Tottenham were far more busy in terms of transfers out, with Harvey White joining Stevenage permanently and Japhet Tanganga heading on loan to Augsburg and Manchester United, respectively. Ange Postecoglou made it clear following Spurs’ victory at Burnley that it’s extremely uncommon to emerge from it with “an ideal picture.” While it may not have been the deadline day some fans had in mind, with many wanting a couple of signings in through the door and undesired players moving on.

“When you go through these things, you always understand that there are so many moving parts that I think you rarely come out of it with an ideal picture, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a picture that can still work,” he said. We’ve accomplished quite a deal in a short period of time.

“When you look at the roster we currently have, we have essentially replaced half of the starting lineup, our style of play, our training regimen, and our coaching and training staff. This remodel was never going to have just one window. I’m pretty pleased with the players we’ve recruited given where we stand right now.

After the transfer deadline expired, Postecoglou and Spurs will have another significant occasion the following week.According to, clubs have until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13, to submit their 25-man playing squad to the Premier League.

As always, clubs may name no more than 17 non-homegrown players on the list, while the remaining 25 players must be domestically bred. Due to the club’s inflated numbers, Spurs was in a very vulnerable position leading up to transfer deadline day. As a result of their transactions in the remaining days of the window, the numbers steadily improved.

As things stand, Tottenham are two over the 25-man squad limit as Postecoglou has 27 players at his disposal. However, that could still all change over the coming days as some transfer windows, including in Belgium, Turkey and Saudi Arabia, are still open for business.

Given that Tanguy Ndombele and Davinson Sanchez are on track to finalize their deals to Galatasaray, it currently appears that this will be the understands that the former will join the Turkish team on loan, with the possibility of a permanent transfer down the road.

Although his transfer to the Champions League team is for a permanent position rather than merely a loan, Sanchez is also in negotiations. Given his inclusion in the matchday squad since the start of the season, Postecoglou’s approval of both players’ departures from the club may have raised some questions.

Looking like the obvious candidate to miss out prior to Sanchez and Ndombele’s moves to Galatasaray as he stated that he wanted a new challenge elsewhere three months ago, Lloris may still find himself out of the squad altogether even if he remains a Tottenham player.

Postecoglou was recently asked about a potential scenario where Lloris stays but he very much outlined that the World Cup winner would not be part of his squad going forward. He said: “As I said, you can’t just have any number of players you want. There is a list and it is unlikely we will have three goalkeepers on our final Premier League list.”

A deal for Sanchez now seems to have the potential to save Eric Dier’s Tottenham career.The England international was dealt a another setback on Saturday when the Lilywhites traveled to Burnley. He had been missing from the Tottenham matchday squad for the first four games of the season and had been linked with a move away before deadline day.

Due to Giovani Lo Celso’s injury, one of Dier or Ndombele might have replaced him in the traveling party, but Postecoglou decided to start summer signing Ashley Phillips in his 20-man squad at Turf Moor. The England center-back’s position in the Tottenham defense’s pecking order was very much highlighted by that decision, but things may be about to change.

When Tottenham submits their 25-man roster to the Premier League the following week, everything will become evident.

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