As per Spanish news source Mundo Deportivo (via Sport Witness), an update has emerged on Tottenham Hotspur’s transfer plans for Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele.
The Lowdown: Spurs offer made for Dembele…
The same outlet recently revealed (via Sport Witness) that Fabio Paratici and co have already made an offer to sign the France international as his contract winds down.
Free to leave as a free agent in 2022, Dembele can negotiate a pre-contract move in January with Spurs apparently swooping in with an offer for the player to his entourage.
Paratici apparently plans to gift manager Antonio Conte ‘quality players at zero cost‘ with an update emerging on their hunt for the former Borussia Dortmund sensation.
The Latest: Spurs in hunt…
According to Mundo’s sources (via SW), Tottenham are in the race to sign Dembele and are considered ‘posh suitors’ for his signature.
It is believed that the 24-year-old, as things stand, is in favour of extending his stay in Catalonia but representatives are taking too long to give a concrete answer as they stall given interest from other clubs including Spurs.
The Verdict: Ideal signing?
Barca agreed an initial £96.8m move to sign the attacker in a deal potentially rising to £135.5m (BBC), backing just how highly-rated he was at the time, but a plethora of injury issues have followed since despite spells of good form.
For this reason, a swoop for Dembele, even on a possible free deal, could be risky from Tottenham’s perspective.
That said, if Conte can get the best out of the young starlet and somehow resolve his fitness issues, what an ideal signing to excite fans for a new era in north London.
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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