Arsenal star has been named as Harry Kane replacement for Tothenham

Tottenham is pondering a surprise move for Arsenal midfielder Folarin Balogun to replace Harry Kane.

Spurs ultimately sold their all-time leading goalscorer Kane to Bayern Munich over the weekend, capping up a protracted and dramatic transfer saga.

While Ange Postecoglou has stated that this has not had a significant impact on his transfer intentions, it is thought that he will try to sign a new No.9 before the summer transfer window ends.

Though Richarlison could be given an opportunity, the Brazil centre-forward struggled on his Premier League debut against Brentford on Sunday.

Spurs have signed a striker this summer in the form of Alejo Veliz from Rosario Central but the 19-year-old is meant to be one for the future.

A variety of names have been tentatively linked with north London, but La Gazzetta dello Sport have now claimed that Spurs are considering an unprecedented move for Balogun.

The 22-year-old has a fantastic loan spell at Reims last season, but doesn’t appear to be in Mikel Arteta’s plans and as such Arsenal are happy to sell but they want £50million.

Monaco are said to be leading the race for his signature and are set to make a new bid, with West Ham also interested in the USA international, though Inter Milan have been priced out and are no longer in the running.

The links to Tottenham should be taken with a very large pinch of salt given the fierce rivalry between themselves and the Gunners, though it would not be the first time a player has turned out for both clubs.

Five players have done so in the Premier League era alone, namely Sol Campbell, Rohan Ricketts, David Bentley, William Gallas and Emmanuel Adebayor.

It should also be noted that the reports from Italy name many different players who are supposedly on Spurs’ radar, most notably Chelsea outcast Romelu Lukaku and Juventus’ Dusan Vlahovic.

Lukaku has been pushing for a move to Juventus but a deal has not been reached between the two clubs, while fans of the Serie A giants are vocally against the proposed transfer.

Porto’s Mehdi Taremi and Gent’s Gift Orban are also under consideration.


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