Tottenham Hotspur man emerges as ‘number one’ target and Conte eyed midfielder deal

Tottenham Hotspur man emerges as ‘number one’ target and Conte eyed midfielder deal over the summer but wasn’t able to get his man in the end.

Tottenham Hotspur have made an impressive start to the new season.

The London side remain unbeaten in both the Premier League and Europe so far.

Antonio Conte’s side are going well at the moment and will be hoping their decent run of form can continue.

Here is a look at the latest news coming out of the club...

Kane latest

Harry Kane has been Tottenham’s main man over recent years but is being linked with an exit next summer.

The England ace will be fully focused on this term and the upcoming World Cup at this moment in time.

However, the prolific striker Bayern Munich’s ‘number one’ target for next year, as per Sky Sports.

Inter Milan man was on radar

Spurs were reportedly keen on signing Inter Milan midfielder Nicolo Barella over the summer.

They ended up bringing in Yves Bissouma from Brighton and Hove Albion in his position.

According to Italian news outle Corriere dello Sport (via Sport Witness) they were not able to meet his ‘valuation’ and seemingly looked elsewhere for reinforcements in the middle of the park.

Midfielder on why he turned down Spurs

Conte apparently wanted to bring Christian Eriksen back to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

However, the Denmark international ended up joining Manchester United on a free transfer after the expiration of his contract at Brentford.

He has explained the move to Old Trafford, as per the Metro: “It’s a huge club I’ve joined. I had enough [opportunities]. I had enough options to choose from, but it was all about finding the right one.

“Of course, Brentford wanted me to stay but I would say where I am in my career, I had the opportunity to step up to what I had dreamed of and hoped for.‘I wanted to kick-start my career by coming to an even bigger address [club], and I succeeded.”