Report: Spurs could land Bundesliga midfielder for less than £10million

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Tottenham could have the opportunity to sign Schalke’s Can Bozdogan this summer transfer window for less than £10million.

According to Mundo Deportivo, Spurs are interested in the German midfielder, however, they are likely to face competition from Atletico Madrid this summer.

Described as a ‘pearl’ by the Spanish outlet, the German youngster has featured 13 times in the U19 Bundesliga where he scored three goals and grabbed three assists (transfermarkt).

However, the left-footed midfielder only made three appearances for Schalke in the 2019/20 Bundesliga campaign as the 19-year-old begins to make his breakthrough into senior football.

Bozdogan was used as a left-winger in those appearances but he predominantly plays as a central attacking midfielder (WhoScored?).

The youngster is still under contract at Schalke until 2022 but with the Bundesliga side said to be struggling financially amid the COVID-19 pandemic it is likely they will look to offload some of their talent.

Spurs Web Opinion

Perhaps one for the future, however, given our tight budget for the summer transfer window I think we have to be looking at addressing our issues at centre-midfield and full back. Hojbjerg seems to be the obvious choice in covering the defensive side of midfield but we need to bring in new full-backs – in my opinion. 9 st

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