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Porro and Danjuma: Have Tottenham had a successful January transfer window?

Tottenham are known for leaving their transfers until late in the window or signing a player with very little warning, which is a stereotype they have continued this January.

Arnaut Danjuma was announced as a Spurs player on Wednesday with a dramatic U-turn on his situation after rejecting a move to Everton.

On the other hand, Pedro Porro has been a player the club have admired for a while and securing the player was a priority.

With Porro's transfer close to falling through, Daniel Levy took over negotiations and managed to sign the player before the window reached its deadline.

Despite these two additions, there is still a feeling that there are plenty of areas for improvement in the squad, with some requiring more urgent action than others.

The major struggle Tottenham face at the moment regards their defensive solidarity and being able to keep a clean sheet.

Antonio Conte has hinted at his defence not being solid enough to play a back four, which would imply new signings are needed in that area.

Clement Lenglet is on loan for the remainder of the season and with an error leading to a goal against Man City, it could be better to bring someone in sooner rather than later.

However, he has provided some key moments for the club, notably his headed effort against Marseille which helped secure qualification into the knockout stages.

The North London club have reported interest in Piero Hincapié, which could provide the perfect opportunity to try and offer World Cup winning defender, Cristian Romero, some added stability in defence.

Could Spurs still make a last ditch attempt to solidify their back line?

Another position which could have been addressed in this window is the future replacement for Spurs veteran, Hugo Lloris.

The Frenchman has made five errors leading to goals this season, which is more than any other player in the Premier League.

With David Raya, Jordan Pickford and Yassine Bounou all being linked to the North London club, it could be a more realistic option to wait until the Summer window.

Despite this, if the opportunity were to arise in the final days of the transfer window, Daniel Levy and co will certainly explore their options.

With the signings of Arnaut Danjuma and Pedro Porro, Tottenham have made the same number of signings they made in the previous January window under Antonio Conte.

However, Rodrigo Bentancur and Dejan Kulusevski will prove hard acts to follow for Danjuma and Porro who look to become key players in this growing Spurs side.

Fans will hope these additions will allow the Lilywhites to qualify for Champions League and possibly end trophy-less streak that has daunted the club for so long.

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