Speaking on live TV, Sky Sports have shared a transfer update out of Tottenham Hotspur involving Manchester United attacker Jesse Lingard.
The Lowdown: Spurs eye playmaker…
Tottenham have arguably failed to replace former fan favourite Christian Eriksen since he joined Inter Milan in 2020, leading to links with names who could finally fill that void.
Juventus man Dejan Kulusevski, who can operate as an advanced playmaker, is thought to be held in high esteem by both manager Antonio Conte and sporting director Fabio Paratici.
Lingard has also been mentioned before amid his precarious contract situation at United with Sky now making an exciting claim on live TV.
The Latest: Sky make Lingard to Spurs claim…
As per the reliable broadcast giant, Tottenham have made contact with the 29-year-old’s entourage over a potential move.
“This will get Tottenham fans excited, they’ve been screaming for a creative midfielder, someone to replace Christian Eriksen, someone who can score goals, set up goals, and be really dynamic,” as said on Sky.
“Tottenham fans will like this one, potentially, Jesse Lingard is on their radar.
“Tottenham are keen to sign Lingard and they have approached his representatives over the course of this window, potentially with a view to a move in January, possibly, maybe more likely, the summer.”
The Verdict: Get it done?
Scoring nine goals and assisting four others over a very productive West Ham loan spell last year, it’s clear to see Lingard has the talent to turn it on when given the opportunity.
As well as this, Lingard could leave for as little as £15 million this month according to some reports, arguably a bargain given his quality and the fact he would also be a part of Tottenham’s homegrown quota.
On a reported £100,000-per-week, his salary is very affordable with a potential swoop for Lingard looking like a seemingly realistic transfer.
We are surprised he hasn’t actually been more heavily linked with Spurs sooner.
In other news: Spurs agree £33.4m option for ‘sensational player’ after loan spell with EPL rivals, find out more here.
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