According to information courtesy of Sky Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano, speaking to the Last Word on Spurs podcast, Tottenham had ‘made contact’ over signing Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik who has been put up for sale by chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis – but Juventus beat them to an ‘agreement’.
As the Lilywhites continue their search for a striker who can support Harry Kane, providing Jose Mourinho with some much-needed strength in depth ahead of a busy 2020/2021 fixture calendar, Romano has explained that Spurs did in fact make an attempt to sign Milik – which is in line with past speculation.
The Poland international, who scored 14 goals in all competitions for the Serie A side last season, has been touted with a move to Spurs alongside more likely names, as explained by football.london correspondent Alasdair Gold recently.
Indeed, Bournemouth attackers Callum Wilson and Joshua King have been the most heavily linked, while the likes of Darwin Nunez, Chris Wood and Ollie Watkins get a mention.
Olivier Giroud and Milik were past targets, as now confirmed by Romano, and the Italian has revealed that Tottenham did make an approach – with Juventus originally beating them to the punch.
However, despite agreeing personal terms with the player, they couldn’t do the same with Napoli – and the Sky Sports journalist has implored supporters to ‘pay attention‘ to Spurs’ next move.
Hinting that chairman Daniel Levy could still see Milik as an option after ‘contacting his agent’, a swoop for the £28.8 million-valued star would certainly turn heads – especially considering he has been likened to Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp.
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