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Rating the Signings Made by Tottenham Hotspur in the Summer Transfer Window

Arjun Singh Devgan
Tottenham Hotspur signed five players in the 2021 summer transfer window
Tottenham Hotspur signed five players in the 2021 summer transfer window / Gualter Fatia/Getty Images

The summer transfer window closed on August 31, and despite the financial constraints caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of clubs spent big in the window in order to strengthen their squad.

Clubs in the Premier League were even more active than usual, and here, we rate the signings made by Tottenham Hotspur in the window gone by.

1. Bryan Gil - €25m

Bryan Gil
Tottenham Hotspur v Watford - Premier League / James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images

Widely considered to be the future of Spanish football, Bryan Gil performances in his nascent career impressed Tottenham enough that they brought him in a cash plus part-exchange deal involving Erik Lamela, who moved to Sevilla.

At 20, he has still a long way to go in order to become the finished product and there are hopes that he can fulfill his potential - something which would benefit Spurs in the long-term.

Rating - 6

2. Emerson Royal - €25m

Emerson Royal
FC Barcelona Unveils New Signing Emerson Royal / Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Tottenham have always struggled when it comes at wing-back and they moved to solve that issue by signing Emerson Royal from Barcelona on deadline day for €25million.

The Brazilian impressed during his time at Real Betis, with Barcelona's financial struggles meaning that they had to sell a youngster with unlimited potential.

Rating - 6

3. Pape Sarr - €16.9m

Pape Matar Sarr
FC Metz v Lille OSC - Ligue 1 / John Berry/Getty Images

Another youngster who Tottenham signed was Pape Sarr, with the north London outfit loaning him back to Metz for the remainder of the season. The 20-year-old broke through in the 2020/21 season and it will be interesting to see what impact he has for the club, when he does return back to England.

Rating - 5

4. Cristian Romero - Loan Deal

Cristian Romero
Tottenham Hotspur v Pacos de Ferreira - UEFA Conference League: Play-Offs Leg Two / James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images

The signing of the summer for Tottenham has been that of Cristian Romero, who they got on a season-long deal with an option to make the transfer permanent.

The Argentinian who is only 23-years-old, was named Serie A's best defender last season, while playing an important role in his country's 2021 Copa America triumph.

The centre-back has already made three appearances for the club so far this season, which is a plus for the management.

Rating - 8

5. Pierluigi Gollini - Loan Deal

Pierluigi Gollini
Tottenham Hotspur v Pacos de Ferreira - UEFA Conference League: Play-Offs Leg Two / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images

Pierluigi Gollini is another experienced player who will add experience considering that he has been excellent in goal for Atalanta over the past three seasons.

The Italian will start as a back-up to Hugo Lloris, but can expect significant gametime considering that Tottenham have a packed schedule.

Rating - 7