Former Tottenham midfielder Jamie O’Hara feels Danny Ings would be a good signing for his old club.

Speaking on Talksport, O’Hara feels Ings would be a clear upgrade on Carlos Vinicius, who Jose Mourinho brought to the club in the summer.

Eurosport claimed this week that Spurs are keeping tabs on Ings’ contract situation.

The Telegraph report that Ings wants a release clause in any new deal he signs to enable him to move to a Champions League club in the not too distant future.

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“Danny Ings, I really like him, I think he’d be a perfect fit, for City, Spurs, Arsenal – can play in a top six side for sure,” said O’Hara.

“Spurs should try and get him if he is available. You’d play him up front and Harry Kane in this system is basically a number ten.

“So you’d play like a 4-2-3-1. Harry Kane would just drop in as a number ten. I like Vinicius, but Ings is way better.

 

“Danny Ings would be a good signing, because the only player who gets beyond is Son.”

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Ings would be a good signing for Spurs as an alternative to Kane.

But O’Hara’s casual assertion that he would slot straight into the starting line up seems wide of the mark.

Harry Kane is one of the best number nines in the world. Moving him deeper would have a major impact on the whole side.

And what of Tanguy Ndombele, who is making that number ten slot his own?

Ings would be a good signing as a Plan B, and an upgrade on Vinicius, but he would likely be playing second fiddle to Kane if he did move to Spurs.

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