Mousa Dembele is a shock target for Chinese side Beijing Sinobo Guoan according to The Sun.
The article says the Chinese Super League team is prepared to pay Dembele £160,000-a-week over the next three years – more than double his current wages at Spurs.
The paper says that It is understood that no official bid has been made by Beijing Guoan but sources in China claim the deal could be done before the Chinese transfer window closes on February 28th
Mousa signed a new deal with us two years ago but it now has less than 18 months to run however the article adds that Mauricio Pochettino would surely not want to lose the midfield powerless, who was outstanding in victories over Manchester United and Arsenal and lasts nights draw in Turin, especially not in the middle of the season.
Dembele will turn 31 in July and Mauricio did mention about managing his game time but the Belgian shows no obvious signs of slowing down as Spurs challenge in the Champions League as well as the domestic front this season.
It adds that sources at Tottenham insist their star midfielder is not for sale. As well as last nights Man of the Match display, Dembele was particularly impressive during Tottenham’s 1-0 win over Arsenal in last Saturday’s North London derby.
It goes on to say that Dembele has attracted interest from elsewhere.
During the January transfer window, AC Milan were linked with an ambitious bid to sign him.
It is possible the Serie A giants thought they could have got Dembele cheap after a persistent ankle injury kept him on the sidelines for much of the early part of the season.
But now he is fighting fit, and it appears the CSL will attempt to test the waters with Spurs.
Former Bayer Leverkusen manager Roger Schmidt, 50, is currently boss of the Beijing side.
Stories surrounding our players to seem to coincidentally appear after we’ve played well. Big Mous has really got his mojo back and has been outstanding particularly in the last few weeks and he’s far too good for the CSL and too important to Spurs.
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