According to reports from Belgian outlet Walfoot, Tottenham Hotspur have joined the race to sign Watford defender Christian Kabasele.
While signing a striker, a midfielder, and possibly a right-back must be on Jose Mourinho’s priority list, the Portuguese should also be looking to sign a defender this month.
Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen has been a great servant of the club, but his contract expires in the summer. It seems Mourinho has earmarked Kabasele as a potential option.
Competition for the Belgian
Both the clubs have other priorities this month, but could still be interested in making a move for the 28-year-old who has proved to a decent fit in the Premier League since his move to Vicarage Road in 2016.
He is an intelligent defender and possesses pace and power. However, a move to Spurs would be a big step for him.
It remains to be seen whether the Hammers or the Magpies step up their chase for the defender this month.