Tottenham the latest Premier League club to make contact with Barcelona star
Tottenham need reinforcements
Antonio Conte is set to be backed in the coming transfer windows following the Italian’s arrival last month.
New Antonio Conte quotes for you as he admits he cannot rest Harry Kane this month, says Spurs will look to try to improve the squad in the transfer window, he’s asked for another month to evaluate his players and spoken about his talks with Daniel Levy. https://t.co/3llxAtAMw8
— Alasdair Gold (@AlasdairGold) December 3, 2021
Despite the clear desire to improve the squad, they cannot spend money ad finitum, having posted losses for the second consecutive losses and with a stadium debt of 706 million pounds.
As a result, they will have to get creative in the market.
Last two years “significantly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.”
Tottenham have announced pre-tax losses of £80.2million for the financial, with total debts increasing from £605m to £706m.
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) November 23, 2021
Could they do this by snapping up out of contract players?
Ousmane Dembele on the radar
Ousmane Dembele is a man in high demand. Still only 24 years old, he is a phenomenal talent, but has been consistently injured since his move to Barcelona in 2017, and approaching the end of his contract, due to expire in the summer of 2022.
Barça president Laporta: “I like Ousmane Dembélé, for me it’s clear: he’s better than Kylian Mbappé. He wants to stay and we want him to stay here”, he told @tv3cat. 🇫🇷 #FCB
“It’s about his agents bringing proposals to the player, we want to show him it’s not just about money”.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 3, 2021
Now, Tottenham have joined the race for his signature according to Spanish press, following in the footsteps of Manchester United.
As per Mundo Deportivo:
“The last club that has approached Dembélé with a lot of money ahead and promising to be a key piece in his future project is Tottenham .”
With Tottenham struggling for goals this season, could Dembele prove an answer?