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Guardian: Spurs eyeing right backs Sessegnon, Aarons

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Any new signing in the position would likely depend on Kieran Trippier’s exit.

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While Tottenham Hotspur looks close to the signings of Jack Clarke and Tanguy Ndombele, the club may be looking to improve in defensive areas, namely at right back.

The Guardian’s David Hynter confirmed reports about the Clarke and Ndombele moves, and also added that the club is targeting Fulham’s Steven Sessegnon and Norwich City’s Max Aarons at right back. Both players, age 19, fit the billing of “hungry, young players” that manager Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly looking for while updating his squad. Plans may also include Sessegnon’s twin, Ryan.

Considering the team has a number of players in the position already with Kieran Trippier, Serge Aurier, and Kyle Walker-Peters, any other right backs arriving would rely on a departure. Per The Guardian, Kieran Trippier would likely be the one to go, and Steven Sessegnon or Aarons would likely be his replacement.

All are players that Spurs have been linked to before, so surprise does not factor in here. Clearly Tottenham are aiming for a rebuild of sorts this offseason, though, and it appears the number of signings may be high.