Rumour: Tottenham in for £16m Sofiane Boufal


Tittle challengers Tottenham will bid £16m to secure Lille striker Sofiane Boufal, 21, this summer. The player had been linked to a host of English teams, however Tottenham have made the first move and hope to wrap up a deal this week.

Spurs have jumped ahead of Premier League rivals Manchester United and Arsenal offering the inform striker a 5 year deal.

Reports in France have claimed Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has instructed the club to make Boufal his latest signing, having scouted the player extensively over the last few months.

Arsenal and Manchester United have also both scouted Boufal and had been expected to bid for the player, but Spurs now lead the race for the players signature.


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