Jose Mourinho is facing his first summer transfer window in charge of Tottenham Hotspur.
After clinching a top six finish on the final day of the Premier League season, Mourinho has turned his attention to the transfer market in preparation for the next campaign.
Daniel Levy has made it clear he will not be spending ‘rivers of money‘ in the summer so Mourinho has his work cut out as he will have to hunt for bargains, sign free agents and sort out swap deals to improve his squad.
It’s perhaps hardly surprising that Spurs are plotting a double swoop for Bournemouth duo Callum Wilson and David Brooks. According to The Evening Standard’s Dan Kilpatrick, Spurs ‘admire’ the Cherries stars.
Recent reports revealed the Lilywhites are leading the race to sign Wilson this summer as Daniel Levy is set to launch a bid for the striker who wants to stay in the Premier League.
Eddie Howe’s side are once again preparing for life in the Championship following the conclusion of the campaign. Even though they beat Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton at Goodison Park, Aston Villa’s draw with West Ham was enough to ensure they were relegated from the English top flight for the first time in five years.
This isn’t the first time the Lilywhites have been linked to Brooks, as they were interested in the Welshman long before Mourinho arrived in north London. The Mirror reported Spurs were willing to spend £50m for the Bournemouth star in 2019 after Mauricio Pochettino missed out on the midfielder in 2018.
Now it seems like the Portuguese may finish the job his predecessor Pochettino started, as Brooks is at the top of Mourinho’s transfer wishlist in the summer.
Spurs need to find a backup striker for Harry Kane and Wilson would be able to provide suitable cover and competition. While he has struggled for goals this season, as he only scored eight times in 35 games in the Premier League, he bagged almost double that tally last year.
Both players should be available for a cut-price as the Cherries aim to reduce their financial losses after their relegation.
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