Tottenham are scouting highly-rated Championship ace Isaiah Jones, according to transfer insider Dean Jones.
Antonio Conte is hoping to upgrade his right wing-back department this summer, and the Middlesbrough man could become an option for Spurs.
What’s the latest news involving Jones?
According to 90min, the North London outfit have been asked to be kept informed about Jones’ services.
The report says that the 22-year-old, who’s racked up an impressive nine assists in the league this season, part of 10 goal contributions in total, caught the eye during Boro’s recent FA Cup victory against Tottenham.
But Spurs face stiff competition from the likes of Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, Ajax, and RB Leipzig, who are all interested in signing the impressive young defender.
Only a handful of players have chipped in with more second-tier assists than Jones, although he’s the only defender on the list, which is testament to his influence in the final-third.
But Jones reckons that Spurs could now turn their attentions to the Middlesbrough man, who’s been their fourth-best player this season, according to WhoScored.
What did Jones say about Jones?
He told GIVEMESPORT: “From what I understand, they’ve been scouting Isaiah Jones, too, and they think that he could be the guy they turn to.”
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Why do Tottenham need a right wing-back?
Tottenham’s interest in Jones comes in the wake of arguably Matt Doherty’s best two performances since joining from Wolves more than 18 months ago.
Doherty has struggled to replicate the type of form that made him one of the top attacking wing-backs during his time at Molineux, although his four goal contributions against Leeds and Everton were a timely boost for Conte.
Regardless, Spurs are willing to listen to offers for Emerson Royal this summer, so another body is likely to be required, even if Doherty is unable to keep up his impressive revival.
Jones has never played in the Premier League, but the likes of James Justin, James Maddison, Jarrod Bowen and Eberechi Eze have proved in recent seasons that top-flight experience is not always the most important factor when signing a player.