Tottenham Hotspur would benefit from Pulisic’s versatility

Tottenham Hotspur are prepared to meet Borussia Dortmund’s £40m asking price for Christian Pulisic, according to Calcio Insider.

What’s the word?

The 19-year-old has understandably caught the eye of many clubs over the past two seasons after breaking into the Dortmund side.

Pulisic started 35 games in all competitions this season, and came off the bench in a further nine.

During that time, the midfielder, who has been capped 20 times by the USA national team, has scored four goals and created six assists.

Liverpool have long been linked with Pulisic, but according to Calcio Insider, Tottenham have now entered the race and are willing to pay the £40m price tag to Dortmund.

Do Spurs need him?

Mauricio Pochettino already has a well-equipped side to challenge for honours, but after falling short yet again this season, the team need to continue improving.

For that to happen, new additions must be made, and the midfield could do with some work, particularly considering that Mousa Dembele’s future remains uncertain.

Pulisic has predominantly played on the right of attack this season, but he has also been positioned on the right side of midfield, as well as centrally and on the left.

If the American was to join Tottenham, then Pochettino would certainly have the option to use him in a variety of positions on the pitch.

On top of that, the manager has a track record of helping young players thrive, so Pulisic could fit right in.