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Spurs rebuff Eagles' Walker-Peters offer

19th July 2019, 16:46 by Craig Smithson

Crystal Palace have reportedly failed in a bid to sign Tottenham full-back Kyle Walker-Peters.

Eagles boss Roy Hodgson is scouring the market to find a suitable replacement for Aaron-Wan-Bissaka after his £50million switch to Manchester United earlier in the summer transfer window.

Arsenal right-back Carl Jenkinson has been linked along with 24-year-old Chile international Paulo Diaz, who plies his trade in Saudi Arabia with Al-Ahli.

However, it appears the former England manager, Hodgson, has made a cheeky bid to sign Walker-Peters from London rivals Spurs.

The 22-year-old has only made 19 appearances in two seasons, but he is regarded highly by Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.

Indeed, with Kieran Trippier sold to Atletico Madrid and the future of Serge Aurier in doubt, it looks likely that Walker-Peters will play a much bigger part at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in 2019-20.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Craig Smithson is a journalist with over two decades of experience at the keyboard. A life-long Middlesbrough fan, Craig has an in-depth knowledge of all football and is also a keen fan of boxing amongst other sports.

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