Report: Striker set to snub Tottenham interest in favour of another move

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Nigeria international Nwankwo Simy is set to snub a move to Tottenham Hotspur in order to join Salernitana this summer (Calciomercato). 

Salernitana are preparing for their first season back in the Italian top-flight since 1999 and look set to sign Simy for a cut-price of £5m to add to some firepower to their side.

The Italian club got promoted into Serie A for the new campaign whilst Simy’s current side, Crotone, went the other way in getting relegated to Serie B.

However, the striker still managed to score 20 goals in the league last season, which is an impressive total considering the club got relegated.

The Telegraph previously reported on July 28 that Tottenham were looking at the striker, with new managing director of football Fabio Paratici keen to bring him to North London.

However, it now appears that the Nigerian international is set to stay in Italy instead.

SpursWeb Opinion 

The problem with leaving the Kane saga so late is that alternatives will make their moves before Spurs are ready. Simy could have been a target but he is set to make his move to another club now.

A good striker by all means but not one that could have replaced Kane. For a cut-price, he could have been a good backup.

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