According to The Athletic, Tottenham Hotspur are still targeting a back-up striker to Harry Kane as the final piece of the jigsaw following a hectic last two days involving pursuits for both Sergio Reguilon and Gareth Bale, with the outlet claiming that Wolfsburg striker Wout Weghorst may well be on the agenda.
Indeed, as per this update, the excitement surrounding Reguilon and Bale hasn’t stopped Spurs’ hunt for a forward as the 2020/21 Premier League season has begun.
Manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly keen for Daniel Levy to sign him a Kane alternative for his first full campaign in charge of the Lilywhites, and a plethora of names have been linked with Tottenham recently.
Should Spurs sign Wout Weghorst?
6ft 5 monster? Yes please
The likes of Habib Diallo, Danny Ings and Andrea Belotti are three players whose names have come up in the last week, with reliable Spurs correspondent Alasdair Gold also confirming that the club are keeping an eye open for other options (via Football.London).
A new name has now emerged in the form of Wolfsburg star Weghorst, who stands at a gigantic 6 ft 5 and certainly fits the Mourinho profile of a forward who can hold the ball and bring others into play.
Scoring 20 goals in all competitions last season, the Netherlands striker has somehow only managed four international caps despite proving to be a prolific goalscorer in both the Eredivisie and Bundesliga over the last few seasons.
Indeed, Weghorst has managed to bag a double-digit goal return in each of his last five campaigns since the 2015/16 season, leaving little wonder as to why Spurs chairman Levy may have to pay a market value of around £27m for his signature (Transfermarkt).
As the search for a striker continues, Spurs could certainly do far worse than Weghorst, but the club will have to significantly invest even after recent transfer activity.
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