Tottenham Hotspur are contemplating a transfer to convey Victor Osimhen to north London subsequent summer time.
What’s the speak?
That’s in accordance with Rudy Galetti, with the Italian journalist revealing in a current report that, within the occasion Harry Kane does go on to seal a reported transfer to Bayern Munich on the finish of the present marketing campaign, Antonio Conte has already knowledgeable Fabio Paratici that he would need the SS Napoli centre-forward because the England worldwide’s substitute.
The Sportitalia reporter went on to state that Tottenham could be prepared to supply the Serie A facet a determine within the area of €85m (£74m) for the 23-year-old striker, with Conte believed to be enamoured with the attacking abilities of the Nigeria worldwide.
Dream Kane substitute
Whereas the prospect of dropping the providers of Kane will not be probably a thought most Tottenham supporters need to think about, ought to the 29-year-old’s unthinkable transfer occur subsequent summer time, it’s not obscure why Conte would need Osimhen to exchange the 254-goal Spurs star.
Certainly, after sealing an €80m (£70m) transfer to the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in the summertime of 2020, the £58.5m-rated ahead has been in devastating kind for Luciano Spalletti’s facet, scoring ten targets, registering three assists and creating six massive probabilities over his 24 Serie A appearances – solely 14 of which got here as begins – in 2020/21, earlier than bagging 14 targets, offering two assists and creating three massive probabilities over 27 league fixtures – 23 of which got here as begins – final outing.
The £97k-per-week hitman additionally impressed over his 5 Europa League appearances final season, notching 4 targets and creating one massive likelihood for his teammates – with these returns seeing the participant who Nizaar Kinsella dubbed a “goal machine” and Casey Evans labelled a “dream” signing common a merely sensational SofaScore match ranking of seven.34.
Moreover, in accordance with FBref, Osimhen’s returns within the last third truly higher Kane’s in numerous necessary metrics, with the Napoli striker rating within the prime 6% of centre-forwards in Europe’s massive 5 leagues and European competitions for non-penalty targets per 90, along with the highest 5% for non-penalty xG and the highest 3% for photographs over the past one year.
In the meantime, FBref rank the Tottenham talisman within the prime 27% for non-penalty targets per 90, in addition to the highest 10% for non-penalty xG and the highest 5% for photographs over the previous 12 months – proving simply how lethal an attacker Osimhen actually is.
As such, whereas waving goodbye to Kane will surely be an especially unhappy day for everybody concerned with Spurs, Napoli’s Nigerian sensation would undoubtedly be a dream substitute for the England worldwide – main us to imagine that Paratici should do every little thing he can to convey Osimhen to north London ought to the 29-year-old depart subsequent summer time.