Tottenham Hotspur splashed the cash and signed Vincent Janssen in the last summer’s transfer window but the Dutch international failed to shine last season.
In the absence of star striker Harry Kane, the former AZ Alkmaar center forward could not step up and Spurs suffered.
In such a scenario, Pochettino must sell Janssen and replace him with a striker who can cover Kane and start as the lone center forward up front in his absence. One such player linked with a move to the North Londoners is Man City’s Iheanacho.
According to an exclusive report covered by The Sun, Pochettino is keen on signing the young African starlet, who is mainly a center forward but can effectively play as a left winger and also as a secondary striker if needed.
The 20-year-old Nigerian international excelled big time for the Sky Blues when Pellegrini was in charge of the club. In the 2015-16 season, Kelechi scored 14 goals and provided 7 assists for the Citizens.
However, under the management of Pep Guardiola, he could only start 8 games in the last campaign, scored 7 goals and provided 3 assists.
As per the provided Sun link, Leicester have matched City’s 20 million pounds asking price ($26million) to sign him but Tottenham can hijack the deal knowing that Man City are interested in signing Kyle Walker.
We shall see how the transfer saga unfolds in the coming days.
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