According to journalist James Olley, via ESPN UK, a major update has come to light involving AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie and Tottenham Hotspur.
The Lowdown: Paratici eyeing free agent moves…
As the January transfer window officially opens for business, Spurs and transfer chief Fabio Paratici apparently have a particular goal in mind for Antonio Conte.
The Lilywhites’ rumoured priority for January is attracting ‘quality players at zero cost‘ as Tottenham become linked with a plethora of potential 2022 free agents.
Sharing some news on the Ivory Coast midfielder, ESPN reporter Olley has now made a huge claim.
The Latest: Olley makes Spurs offer claim…
As per his sources, via ESPN UK, Tottenham are apparently set to table a ‘lucrative’ offer for the 25-year-old this month as they try to tempt him to signing a pre-contract deal.
Kessie’s current contract expires in the summer with no agreement over an extension as things stand, putting Paratici and Spurs on red alert as they eye an agreement for the midfielder.
The Verdict: Priority move…
Signing Kessie on a free transfer would certainly stand out as a fantastic piece of business by Spurs.
The defensive anchor has been reinvented in a more advanced role under Rossoneri manager Stefano Pioli, so much so that he has bagged a brilliant tally of 18 goals and four assists in Serie A alone since the start of 2020/21 (WhoScored).
Pioli has been among the first to point out the player’s sensational performances at the San Siro over the last few seasons, describing Kessie as ‘invaluable’ to the team (Forbes). Elsewhere, he has also been shining on the international stage, having already amassed 52 caps for the Ivory Coast at a young age.
He could certainly be an asset for Conte and we believe a free deal for Kessie should be among Tottenham’s top priorities this month.
In other news: ‘Absolute no-brainer’…Sky Sports pundit thrilled by ‘exciting’ transfer news out of Tottenham, find out more here.
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