Three reasons Spurs selling Walker would not be the end of the world

Tottenham right-back has been linked with a shock move to Spanish giants Barcelona this summer according to reports from the Evening Standard.

The Catalan club have failed to fill the void left by former right-back Dani Alves who left the club to join Serie A Champions Juventus last summer, and have seemingly identified England international Walker as a potential replacement for their departed Brazil star.

Should Walker leave his home in North London for the heralded land of the Nou Camp come the end of the season, the full-back would be only the second Englishman in history to don the famous red and blue shirt, after Gary Lineker who spent three years with the club between 1986 and 1989.

Bringing Walker to Spain would be no cheap deal for Luis Enrique’s side, however, with Walker having recently signed a new deal with Spurs and having been estimated to be worth around £30 million. That price is only likely to rise too, given the Englishman’s form this season.

So what if their star right back does opt for a move? Here are three reasons why Tottenham selling Kyle Walker might not actually be such a bad deal…