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£30m Transfer Talk: Hojbjerg’s Potential Move to Atletico

Tottenham Hotspur’s Crucial Decision on Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

As the summer transfer window continues to unfold, a significant move is brewing that could reshape the midfield structure of both Tottenham Hotspur and Atletico Madrid. Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, the dynamic Danish midfielder, is poised for a potential switch from North London to the Spanish capital.

Having graced Tottenham’s midfield for three seasons, Hojbjerg is now a prime target for Atletico, who view him as a perfect addition to their combative midfield lineup.

Atletico’s Search for Talent

Los Rojiblancos have been eyeing several midfield options and have previously shown interest in Fiorentina’s Sofyan Amrabat. However, with Manchester United ramping up their pursuit of Amrabat, Atletico Madrid appears to be pivoting towards Hojbjerg as their primary target.

Spurs originally placed a £40m price tag on Hojbjerg, but with few other takers, this figure could be negotiated down to around £30m. At 28, the Denmark international offers both experience and energy, a combination that Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone publicly appreciates, noting, “The club is working on names to address the necessity and obligation. We need a new midfielder.”

Hojbjerg’s Role at Tottenham

Since his £15m move from Southampton in the summer of 2020, Hojbjerg has played 145 games for Tottenham Hotspur. Recently, under the new management of Ange Postecoglou, he has found himself relegated to the second unit, with Yves Bissouma filling his holding midfield role.

This change could be a significant factor in Tottenham’s willingness to negotiate a sale. Their insistence on not hindering an exit indicates a potential readiness to evolve the squad without Hojbjerg.


As the summer transfer window marches on, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s future at Tottenham Hotspur hangs in the balance. Whether he will don the red and white of Atletico Madrid remains to be seen, but one thing is for certain: his departure would mark the end of an era in Tottenham’s midfield and potentially the beginning of a new one in Madrid.

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  1. He’s been good for Spurs and well, be sorry to lose him, but we’re evolving. He doesn’t fit the way we are progressing, so take anything £ 30 million or preferably above.


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