Journalist Dean Jones has said that Santiago Gimenez is more likely to end up at Tottenham Hotspur than West Ham United or Fulham, but he revealed that Feyenoord have not opened talks regarding the striker with any club as of yet.
Gimenez has become one of the hottest properties across European football as the striker has been unable to stop scoring since the start of the calendar year.
Tottenham are one of the club’s clubs across the continent thought to be eyeing a move for the striker (90 min), while Real Madrid (Fichajes) and Barcelona (Sport) have also been named as the 22-year-old’s admirers over recent weeks.
More recently, W Deportes suggested that Spurs might face competition from their London rivals Fulham for Gimenez’s signature, with the Cottagers said to have identified the Mexican as the ideal option to fill the shoes of Aleksandar Mitrovic.
Meanwhile, The Daily Mirror reported last week that West Ham are looking for a new number nine to upgrade on Michail Antonio and that the Feyenoord star is a popular name among the Hammers’ transfer committee
Gimenez is more likely to join Spurs than West Ham
Jones has now told GiveMeSport: ”Santiago Gimenez is causing all sorts of fuss at the moment, and a lot of recruitment teams across the Premier League are tracking his situation.
“From what I have been able to gather so far, a move to Tottenham would be a lot more plausible than a move to West Ham or Fulham because this is a player who is already used to the Champions League and feels he has a place at the very top of the game.
“But there are big teams that Spurs are also going to have to win over if they make their interest firm, including Real Madrid.
“I’m told they are more likely than Barcelona as a landing spot at this moment and, when we start talking about these sorts of things, it’s pretty clear why a club like Fulham might have their work cut out to sign him.
“He’s also going to cost big money – I think somewhere towards £60million. But Feyenoord don’t even want to talk about that until the season is over.”
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If Richarlison does not turn a corner soon and find his scoring boots, Postecoglou could perhaps decide that signing another goalscorer is a priority in January as we would potentially be in deep trouble if there is an injury to Sonny.
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