As per Italian newspaper La Repubblica, relayed by Sport Witness and Calcio Napoli 24, an update has come to light on Tottenham Hotspur’s transfer plans for Lorenzo Insigne.
The Lowdown: Spurs eyeing Insigne…
Recent claims have suggested that Spurs and manager Antonio Conte are very much in the frame to sign Insigne as his contract winds down at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.
The Napoli star can leave for free at the end of this season as things stand with his current deal set to expire in 2022 and there is still no sign of an extension.
This has apparently alerted Tottenham with journalist Fabio Santini saying earlier this week that the Lilywhites have entered pole position and Conte is personally ‘crazy about’ about signing him (7 Gold via Area Napoli).
The Latest: Insigne update emerges…
According to La Repubblica, via SW and CalcioNapoli, Tottenham are ‘ready to come forward with a low cost offer’ for the Italy international next month.
They claim this will even be ‘at the beginning of January’ as Spurs transfer chief Fabio Paratici eyes an early window swoop for one of Conte’s top targets.
The Verdict: No brainer?
While the 30-year-old doesn’t come with much sell-on value given his age, signing Insigne would be an absolute no brainer for free.
Having always been prolific for a natural winger, amassing 114 goals over his senior Napoli career, he can also play as a second striker when called upon – gifting Conte another option further forward (Transfermarkt).
Lauded as ‘relentless‘ by pundit Tony Cascarino during his summer exploits with Italy, Spurs could be targeting a perfect attacker.
In other news: Levy now open to another big name exit as Conte tells Spurs to sell ‘magnificent’ man, find out more here.
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