Tottenham transfers: Juventus forward, France U20 star and Championship full-back in sights

A round-up of the latest links to Antonio Conte’s side, with the North London outfit eager to recruit this window.

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Antonio Conte has held his recruitment meeting with Spurs chiefs Daniel Levy and Fabio Paratici, and now it is over to the club to make player transfers this January.

The 52-year-old Italian will be hoping for reinforcements, with reports that the club are looking for a right wing-back, a left-footed central defender, a striker and a central midfielder in particular.

Here’s a round-up of every player linked to Spurs over the last 14 days.

It could be a busy last two weeks at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with outgoings - such as Dutch winger Steven Bergwijn - expected too.

Paulo Dybala [Tuttosport]

The Juventus icon is out of contract at the end of the season, and Barcelona and Spurs are reported as being interested in snatching the signature of the 31-cap Argentina international.

Benjamin Mensah [Sky Sports]

The 19-year-old Peterborough United defender is believed to be wanted by Tottenham Hotspur to join their U23s side, rather than be thrust straight into senior selection.

Franck Kessié [The Times]

The AC Milan central midfielder has long been said to be on managing director of football Fabio Paratici’s wishlist and Spurs are believed to be pursuing a transfer this window, before the 25-year-old is out of contract in the summer.

Hugo Ekitike [RMC Sport]

The north London side were credited as being one of the teams interested in France U20s striker Ekitike, 19, who is enjoying a breakthrough campaign at Reims in Ligue 1 (eight goals and two assists in 10 starts in the French top tier).

Dejan Kulusevski [CBS Sports]

The US outlet says that Spurs are keen on a £40million swoop for Juventus winger Dejan Kulusevski, although a recent ACL injury picked up by Federico Chiesa may have ended any chance of the Swede departing Serie A.

Adama Traore [Multi]

The Wolves winger has been heavily touted with a move to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, where Conte intends to use the dynamic winger as a right wing-back.

Romelu Lukaku [Gazzetta dello Sport]

File as very unlikely. Tottenham were said to this summer pursue a deal for Romelu Lukaku, following the striker’s ill-timed interview with Sky Sports Italy earlier this month.

Dušan Vlahović [Multi]

The striker is reported to be a long-term transfer target for Fabio Paratici, with CBS Sports saying that the Fiorentina forward turned down a move to Spurs last summer.

Weston McKennie [Calcio Mercato]

Another Juventus link with Conte said to be a big admirer of the energetic box-to-box midfielder, 23, who has hit two goals in 12 Serie A starts this campaign.

Ousmane Dembélé [Mundo Deportivo]

Said to not be renewing his Barcelona contract with Tottenham one of the sides believed to be waiting in the wings, as he goes into the final months of his contract at Camp Nou.

Alessio Romagnoli [Multi]

The Londoners are believed to be preparing to make official pre-contract offers for AC Milan pair Romagnoli and Kessié.

Matthias Ginter [Sport]

The German centre-back is another name on Conte’s list of targets to reinforce at the back, if Borussia Mönchengladbach can be persuaded to sell.

Ollie Tanner [The Athletic]

The teen sensation has caught the eye of Spurs after scoring 12 goals for Lewes FC this season, reportedly, playing in the Isthmian League Premier Division.

Jesse Lingard [Football London]

The Manchester United attacking midfielder is another player out of contract in the summer, with Spurs having made enquiries on the player this month.

Tariq Lamptey. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)Tariq Lamptey. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)
Tariq Lamptey. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Tariq Lamptey [LondonWorld, The Sun]

The Brighton right wing-back is another player that Spurs are said to have looked at to play down their right flank. A move in the summer is more likely, according to the latest reports.

Antonio Rudiger [Di Marzio]

An outlandish one but Spurs are believed to be one of four clubs in talks to sign the Chelsea centre-back who was so instrumental in Wednesday’s win for the Blues.

Pau Torres [Fabrizio Romano]

A long-term centre-back target who revealed earlier this season that he turned down a move to England last summer to play Champions League football with his home town Villarreal instead.

Stefan de Vrij [The Guardian]

Antonio Conte would like to be reunited with the Inter centre-half, according to the broadsheet. The 29-year-old is out of contract in the summer of 2023.

Milan Skriniar [Multi]

The Slovakian is also out of contract in 2023 and is another long-term target of Tottenham Hotspur, after a failed move for the player when Jose Mourinho was in charge.

Dean Henderson [MEN]

Spurs are said to be monitoring Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson’s situation with a view to a summer transfer.

Gianluca Scamacca [Pete O’Rourke]

Another striker that the Lilywhites are keeping tabs on as they weigh up January moves.

Marcelo Brozovic [Calcio Maercato]

Inter Milan are preparing their final contract offer for the 29-year-old midfielder, reported to be a Tottenham Hotspur target.

Luis Diaz [SIC Notícias TV]

An offer of €60M [£50m] is said to have been rejected for Porto winger Luis Diaz.

Charles De Ketelaere [Voetbal Nieuws]

The Club Brugge is another forward being tracked as Spurs consider adding another attacker to their squad.

Mattias Svanberg [Calcio Mercato]The Bologna central midfielder could come in and replace Tanguy Ndombele in the middle for Tottenham.

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