“I am waiting” – Rumoured Spurs target speaks about his future

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur were heavily linked with a move for Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik during the summer transfer window.

Spurs boss Jose Mourinho expressed his desire to bring in another forward to bolster his attacking options and was right to convey his confidence that a deal would be done (Standard) following the arrival of Carlos Vinícius on a season long loan deal from Benfica.

The Sun claimed last month that Spurs and Napoli were in talks over a £25million deal to bring the Polish international to North London during the summer transfer window only for a deal to fail to materialise.

The 26-year-old, who is out of contract with Napoli at the end of the current campaign has been frozen out of the first team with the Serie A giants by manager Gennaro Gattuso  having not been included in their squad for the opening two Italian top flight fixtures (TEAMtalk).

Milik admits he is already planning to leave Napoli in January and believes he has not been treated well by the club after deciding against signing a contract extension.

“I am waiting for the next transfer window (in January). I hope the clubs will come to an agreement then,” Milik told Polish news outlet Sportowe Fakty.

“Physically I am fine, I have trained a lot individually and I will play matches with the national team. In three months, my form will not be affected much.

“Napoli wanted to extend (my contract) and faced with a crossroads: sign the renewal or leave. I decided to try something new elsewhere.

“I heard from the press (about being left out of the Europa League squad). I expected this decision but the lack of communication from the club is not professional. I think I have not been treated well.”

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