West Brom have already turned down a bid for the 22-year-old but Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino said it was important for the club to sign a forward so he can play with two up front.
“It wasn’t a problem to score – it was conceding goals (which cost Spurs) and we need to improve that this season“.
Italian media have credited the Serie A champions with interest in both schemers but Pochettino is more concerned with strengthening his own attacking options before the transfer window shuts on 1 September. Although he has high hopes that Clinton N’Jie, the recent arrival from Lyon, can make an impact, Pochettino still wants more firepower to come.
“I made that decision from the start of preseason, we needed to give the option to Eric Dier to play. Our situation is good“. “He played well in midfield and was comfortable in that position”, said Pochettino, who takes his side to Leicester on Saturday.
One of the main criticisms of Tottenham Hotspur is their poor player recruitment, there’s no question that Spurs have always had top class players, the likes of David GInola, Jimmy Greaves and Paul Gascoigne to name a few. They fight and the referees sometimes don’t whistle.
“Everything was flawless for me”.
Over the opening two weeks of the Premier League season, the Algerian worldwide has been one of the best on show.
The North London club have just one point so far this season and they will be desperate to improve that tally against Leicester but it won’t be an easy game.
This article will look at each player poised to be in Tottenham’s team next season and attempt to predict the rating that they will be given by EA Sports’ football brains.
“No worries about that and the people won’t worry about the team because we have a lot of good players that can play like a striker”.