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Tottenham must keep hold of Sandro

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Tottenham midfielder Sandro has been linked with an exit to various clubs according to recent reports.

A number of Italian clubs including Napoli and London club Chelsea are rumoured to be interested but Spurs must keep hold of the Brazilian. 

Sandro joined Spurs from Internacional in 2010 and has gone on to make over 70 appearances for the club, scoring three goals.

Due to his exclusion from the Brazil World Cup squad and being dropped by previous Spurs manager Tim Sherwood, Sandro may have started to to consider his future at the London club.

Tottenham have a number of central midfielders on their books at the moment, including Moussa Dembele, Etienne Capoue and Jake Livermore who is returning from his loan spell at Hull. However, Sandro must be kept.

New head coach Mauricio Pochettino must make Sandro part of his future plans. Sandro has a good understanding with fellow Brazilian Paulinho, which will give Pochettino a good solid foundation with which to build his midfield.

Sandro is a solid defensive midfielder who is proven in the Premier League. Fellow defensive midfielder Capoue has yet to prove himself at Spurs since his move from Toulouse last summer so it would be silly to let Sandro go.

The 25-year-old is tall, a strong tackler who is good at intercepting and is also a good dribbler who likes to shoot from distance. Sandro also likes to press high up the pitch to win the ball back off the opposition - this suits Pochettino's high pressing game which he is expected to implement at Spurs.

Sandro is a fan favourite and has a close affiliation with the Spurs faithful. If Pochettino sells the defensive stalwart, it may send a wrong message to the fans.

Sandro must be kept at Tottenham Hotspur at all costs. He is a proven Premier League holding midfielder who always plays with passion and leadership who Pochettino can count on to protect Spurs' back line.

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