There have been a lot of new Tottenham Hotspur transfers this summer.
In fact, you could say that Tottenham did the best job of any club in the Premier League.
Fabio Paratici hit a mix of mega money deals, free transfers and loan signings this summer.
One of those in the middle is Ivan Perisic, who joined the Lilywhites on Bosman when his contract with Inter Milan expired this summer.
Antonio Conte knows a thing or two about the Croatia international, and Spurs supporters know a thing or two about players from Perisic’s homeland.
Luka Modric is one of the most successful footballers of the modern era, winning five UEFA Champions League titles and the Ballon d’Or.
However, he made his name as one of Europe’s greatest midfielders at Tottenham, on his way to joining Real Madrid.
Perisic admitted via The Mirror that he sought his compatriot’s advice – and let him wear the number 14 shirt.
He said: “I also called Luca later. I told him there was a possibility that I would come to his previous club and he told me all the positive things about the club. He used to play in the old stadium and he used to train in the old training camp but everything is new here now, everything is much better and more.” novelty.
“We’ll wear the same number. I asked him for his permission and he said, ‘Okay, you can take it,’ and yes it was fun.”
Of all the new Tottenham Hotspur transfers, it’s hard to say who will be the best value for money over the long term.
However, Perisic is still only 33 years old and with his experience, work ethic and speed, this is the person who could Hit the ground ran in North London.
Conte’s side kicked off their Premier League campaign on Saturday with a visit to Southampton.
In other news, Arsenal agent’s £25m target for fresh talks has been set amid rejected Man United bid
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