Tottenham Hotspur face rival interest from Atletico Madrid in the race for Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic this summer [Gianluca Di Marzio].
The Lowdown: Tottenham search for reinforcements amid Kane uncertainty
With Spurs set to kick off their 2021/22 season at home to Manchester City on Sunday, speculation about star man Harry Kane continues to rumble on amid links to the Premier League holders.
Even despite this, depth up front has been a concern of Lilywhites supporters for a number of years now.
Could more worry now be induced in regard to the problem position following recent developments?
Would Vlahovic be a good signing for Spurs?
The Latest: Atletico Madrid close to submitting Vlahovic offer
Atletico Madrid are said to have a firm interest in the 6 foot 3 goalscorer, and could offer around €60 million plus centre-back Nehuen Perez in exchange for the clinical Vlahovic [Gianluca Di Marzio].
A formalised offer is said to be imminent, with a tabled effort to acquire the Serbian colossus from the Spanish giants looking likely to be submitted within the next 48 hours.
London rivals Arsenal are also believed to be ready to join the race for his signature [Guardian].
The Verdict: Losing out on Vlahovic would be a bitter blow for Spurs
In the interest of bringing in quality to contribute this campaign, the rival attention being thrust upon a reported target will come as a bitter blow to the Tottenham Hotspur hierarchy.
In 2020/21, the Serie A frontman enjoyed a fantastic 2020/21, registering 23 goal contributions in 40 appearances; 21 goals and two assists [Transfermarkt].
Furthermore, his constant appetite to get involved in attacking play was a menace to opposition defences, notching an average of 2.3 shots per game across the piece [WhoScored].
Once labelled as ‘incredible’ by Italian football expert Conor Clancy, Spurs should look to close a deal before more sides like Atletico take notice [This is Futbol].
In other news, Tottenham Hotspur table a bid for a Sky Bet Championship star.
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