Jose Mourinho confirmed that the club are pursuing a backup striker.
The former has a solid goalscoring record for Napoli, with 11 goals in 26 league appearances last season as well as three in five Champions League games. He’s struggled to break into the starting line-up as much as he’d want to.
The Poland international is said to be valued at around £26m and would certainly be a worthy back-up to take the pressure off Harry Kane.
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Meanwhile, Red Bull Salzburg’s Patson Daka is possibly a more ambitious target. The Zambian is said to also be wanted by Milik’s club, Napoli. Valued at a similar price, the 21-year-old would be one for the future, but rumours suggest he’s not interested in a move to the north London club.
Jose Mourinho confirmed in his press conference earlier today that he wanted and needed a striker, and had the backing of Daniel Levy in his search. It’s clear Spurs need someone to take the pressure off Harry Kane, who faces a packed fixture schedule in the upcoming season.
Those two are by far the most likely signings according to the bookies. The next shortest is Southampton’s Danny Ings, who’s priced at 8/1 to move to Spurs.
Oddschecker spokesperson Callum Wilson: “Milik and Daka seem to be the only names in the hat for Spurs according to the bookies.
“Though the prices are the same for both, reports suggest Milik is the more realistic target. An experienced international and reliable option at Napoli, he could provide some welcome competition for Harry Kane.”