Former Hull City defender Alex Bruce believes that Josh King would be a welcome addition to the Spurs squad if the North Londoners were able to pull off a deal for the striker.

The Norwegian had not the best of seasons at the Vitality Stadium, netting just four goals in nineteen Premier League appearances (

King has just a year left on his contract with Bournemouth, it is claimed that Eddie Howe’s side are ready to sell him this summer for just £20million (Evening Standard).

Tottenham are said to be competing with Arsenal and Chelsea for the striker’s signature, according to Sky Sports.

Bruce urged the Lilywhites to snap up King if he is available but insisted that he would be a major loss for Bournemouth.

Speaking to Football Insider, the pundit said: “I think he’s one of Eddie Howe’s best players and I think he’d be a big loss to Bournemouth.

“He’s one of those players that goes under the radar, goes about his business but is very effective in your team and from what I’ve seen and from what I’ve heard, he’s very, very, very well-liked, he’s a really, really strong team member to have.

“He’d be a big loss to Bournemouth but a huge gain for Tottenham if he does go there.”

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While King isn’t an out and out target man like some of the other centre-forwards we have been linked to, his versatility would give us other options. Much like Alassane Plea, he would be able to partner Kane down the middle or play as a wide forward in a 4-3-3.

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