According to an article in The Telegraph Spurs are considering switching their attention to Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic following Fulham’s promotion to the Premier League.
The article describes how we had been leading the race to sign Ryan Sessegnon, however the 18-year-old sensation could stay at Craven Cottage for at least another season after Fulham’s Championship play-off victory over Aston Villa.
The cottagers are loathe to lose Sessegnon and it would take an offer in excess of £50million to force them into even thinking about a sale and with that in mind Spurs are looking at alternatives and 19-year-old Pulisic is a player admired by manager Mauricio Pochettino.
The signing of the United States international would be a bonus in Spurs attempts to exploit the American market by staging NFL games at Tottenham’s new stadium and Pulisic can play on either the left or the right side, or as a central attacking midfielder and his versatility would be a huge plus for Pochettino as he looks for ways to strengthen his squad.
Fellow Premier League sides Liverpool and Chelsea have already been linked with Pulisic and Dortmund’s interest in signing Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi on a permanent deal could encourage the Blues.
The Bundesliga side value Pulisic at around £50million and it remains to be seen whether Spurs or any other Premier League club is prepared to get near to that price.
The article goes on to say that when asked about his future, Pulisic said: “Obviously I don’t look into that like a lot of other people do. I’m very focused with Dortmund and under contract with Dortmund. Down the road, you never know.”
The article adds that Spurs are now working to secure their star players to new deals with Dele Alli, Harry Kane and Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen all thought to be close to agreeing a new deals.
Eriksen was last week pictured with Pochettino in a Danish restaurant and it seems the 26-year-old is ready to ignore rumoured interest from Spanish champions Barcelona and stay with Spurs.
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