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Tottenham targeting Bournemouth star Dominic Solanke to solve striker problem

Spurs are looking at a summer swoop for the Cherries ace who has scored 12 Premier League goals already this season

Pa Sport Staff
Wednesday 27 December 2023 08:36 GMT
Dominic Solanke is a target for Tottenham
Dominic Solanke is a target for Tottenham (PA Wire)

What the papers say

Dominic Solanke has emerged as a potential solution to Tottenham Hotspur’s hunt for a striker. The Sun reports Spurs are watching the Bournemouth forward, 26, ahead of a summer signing.

Tottenham are also being linked with Belgium midfielder Arther Vermeeren, 18. According to The Sun, Spurs are willing to pay Royal Antwerp £25million in January with an agreement to loan him back for the rest of the season.

Jesse Lingard’s search for a new club has reached Lille, according to the Daily Mirror. But the 31-year-old former Manchester United midfielder, a free agent, could be restricted by a limit on French clubs signing players from outside the EU.

Manchester United are being linked with a move for Dutch striker Joshua Zirkzee, reports the Metro via Sport1. The 22-year-old, who is valued at £26m million, has scored seven goals in 17 games for Serie A side Bologna.

Social media round-up

Players to watch

Raphael Varane: The former France defender, 30, is keen on a return to his first club Lens, according to L’Equipe in France.

Goncalo Inacio: Arsenal lead the race for the Sporting defender, 22, but Liverpool are also interested, reports Portuguese outleft A Bola.

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