According to reports from Germany, Tottenham Hotspur are one of a number of Premier League clubs interested in the signing of RB Leipzig attacking midfielder Christopher Nkunku this summer.
The report by Fussball Transfers (via Sport Witness) claims sources have revealed that Tottenham, as well as Manchester United and Arsenal, have Nkunku on their list of summer targets, with it being said that the 23-year-old has grown frustrated with life at Leipzig due “various issues” with the Bundesliga side.
Sport Witness added that a move to Spurs in particular would appear to make sense for the £55,000-per-week Frenchman, as Jose Mourinho is planning something of an overhaul at the north London club this summer, while his midfield could use the addition of a creative spark.
Would Nkunku be a good signing for Spurs?
Tranfer Tavern Take
As Sport Witness suggested, after looking at Nkunku’s statistics so far this season, the midfielder’s creativity – as well as his positional versatility – would appear to be something which could benefit Tottenham greatly.
Over the course of his 23 Bundesliga appearances for Julian Nagelsmann’s side this term, the 23-year-old has scored six goals and registered five assists while playing in a variety of positions across the Leipzig attack, in addition to averaging a highly impressive WhoScored match rating of 7.28 – ranking him as the club’s best performer in the German top flight.
Having said that, considering the midfielder’s £36m Transfermarkt valuation, as well as reported interest from Tottenham’s Premier League rivals, a deal is not likely to be an easy one to get over the line for Daniel Levy this summer.
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