Report: Serie A attacker offered to Tottenham

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham are said to be looking to add attacking reinforcements to the squad after the recent injuries to Harry Kane and Dele Alli.

Spurs have been primarily linked with homegrown players including the likes of Jack Clarke, Jarrod Bowen due to their problems with fulfilling the homegrown player criteria.

However, if Spurs can sell Vincent Janssen and Georges Kevin-Nkoudou before the close of the window who are both deemed to be surplus to requirements, that would free up squad places to add non-homegrown players as well.

According to a report in Italian publication Calciomercato, Spurs were offered the services of Udinese attacker Rodrigo de Paul.

The 24-year-old Argentinan has been one of Udinese’s best players for the last few years after moving from Valencia in 2016.

While De Paul certainly carries a goal threat, he is not an out and out striker and is more comfortable playing as a number 10 or a wing forward.

The report claims that Spurs have declined the chance to sign the striker as Pochettino is looking for players with “other characteristics”

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