Regardless of signing a striker on mortgage in the summertime switch window, it appears Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho continues to be wanting so as to add one other ahead to his ranks in January.
Spurs recovered brilliantly from their opening day defeat in opposition to Everton, and have received six of their final eight, dropping factors in opposition to West Ham and Newcastle United.
Their spectacular kind has seen them transfer to the highest of the Premier League table, the place they’re forward of champions Liverpool on objective distinction.
In an effort to efficiently mount a title problem, Mourinho might delve into the transfer market as soon as once more, and signing a striker could possibly be one on his priorities.
Carlo Vinicius joined in the summertime on a season-long mortgage, and though he has impressed within the Europa League, his gradual begin to life at his new membership gives the look that Harry Kane might need assistance up entrance.
Potential January goal
Earlier this week, Spurs had been linked with a transfer for Mainz striker Jean-Philippe Mateta, according to reports from Calciomercato.
The 23-year-old has been in incredible kind for the German membership, having scored 10 objectives in 9 video games, together with two hat-tricks already.
Spurs and Napoli are protecting tabs on the ahead who was looking to leave Mainz in the summertime switch window. He has a contract on the membership until 2023, and though no payment has been talked about, Mainz will not be anticipated to lose him cheaply.
Ought to Spurs rekindle curiosity in Arkadiusz Milik?
The north London club were heavily interested in signing the Polish striker this summer time, however the deal didn’t materialise ultimately.
He seems to be set to go away Napoli in January after he was omitted from the Serie A and Europa League squads. In consequence, he has not performed a single minute for the membership and could possibly be accessible on a budget along with his contract expiring in the summertime.
Everton are reportedly looking to seize the opportunity with Carlo Ancelotti prepared to return to his former membership Napoli to safe the signature. The Italian outfit are able to promote him for simply £10m (or could possibly be much less), and Spurs should reignite their curiosity in him.
Spurs have already got Vinicius of their ranks, and signing one other younger proficient striker just isn’t what Mourinho ought to be taking a look at. They want an skilled and confirmed goalscorer (34 objectives throughout the 2018/19 and 2019/20 seasons), who could make a major contribution this season, and Milik matches the invoice greater than Mateta in that respect.
He’s a strong striker who’s determined to get his profession again on monitor. Along with his high quality and expertise, he can present Spurs with the added firepower they should problem Liverpool for the title.