Writing for football.london, reliable Tottenham journalist Alasdair Gold has given his latest update surrounding the chase for a striker as Spurs gear up for a heavily congested 2020/2021 Premier League season.
After putting pen to paper on deals for Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilon recently, Spurs aim to cap off what has been an impressive transfer market with two more signings – with the priority being a striker and centre-back.
Which striker should Spurs sign?
So far, including the Real Madrid duo, Tottenham have landed five new acquisitions in total – securing Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Joe Hart and Matt Doherty before their headline-grabbing Bale and Reguilon bids.
Now, with Spurs looking to make it seven in total according to reports, a crucial back-up forward to Harry Kane remains a stern priority – and Gold has detailed exactly who could be on chairman Daniel Levy’s agenda.
FC Metz striker Habib Diallo is seen as a candidate along with Napoli star Arkadiusz Milik plus Benfica duo Haris Seferovic and Carlos Vinicius, but one huge problem may interrupt any potential deal.
Gold claims that Spurs’ first priority in landing a new forward is negotiating a loan-to-buy arrangement, something which they have struggled to do so far this window.
Going on to claim that Tottenham’s pursuit of a striker is unlike every other deal made so far this summer, the reliable journalist has revealed that each enquiry has resulted in a plethora of roadblocks – including unrealistically high wage demands, an unwillingness from clubs to negotiate and out-of-reach asking prices.
Given this latest update and Levy’s alleged loan-to-buy stance over a sixth summer signing, the club may have to work hard to find their ideal front man.
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