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Tottenham face fierce fight with Monaco for La Liga star

Antoine GriezmannHe may have left almost a year ago but Tottenham fans in the Football Transfer Tavern are still discussing who can truly replace Gareth Bale’s flair.

But according to The Telegraph, Spurs have identified Antoine Griezmann as the man they want to fill the gap left by Bale.

However, the battle to land Griezmann could prove to be a long and bloody one with Monaco interested in the French international as well as Chelsea.

It is understood that Tottenham have already made one bid for Griezmann but it was rejected with Real Sociedad refusing to sell unless a £25 million buy-out clause is activated.

But Monaco today confirmed that Real Madrid signed their prized asset James Rodriguez.

This means that Tottenham will have to fight a side offering Champions League football and one that has a lot more firepower than the North London club.

Interest in Griezmann follows an impressive season for Sociedad, where he scored 20 goals.

He followed that up with some strong performances at the World Cup for France and it now seems that his future his away from the Anoeta.

Tottenham fans. If you captured Griezmann, could he emulate the flair of Gareth Bale or do you still believe that Erik Lamela can come good this season? Let us know your thoughts below.

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