Tottenham line up offer for Argentina striker – report

Tottenham are interested in signing Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi, according to Gianluca Di Marzio

Tottenham Hotspur want to sign Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi, according to Sky Sport Italia reporter Gianluca Di Marzio.

The Lilywhites finished in third place in the Premier League table last season after a disappointing 5-1 defeat by Newcastle United on the final day of the campaign allowed Arsenal to secure runners-up spot.

Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with a number of centre-forwards in the summer transfer window as the Tottenham manager looks to provide greater depth up front for the Premier League title contenders.

Tottenham have failed in their attempts to sign AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen so far this summer after the Eredivisie’s top goal-scorer criticised his employers for failing to negotiate with Spurs.

According to Sky Sport Italia reporter Di Marzio, Tottenham have sent representatives to Italy in an attempt to sign 23-year-old Icardi from Serie A outfit Inter.

The Argentina international scored 16 times and made four assists in 33 Serie A appearances for the Nerazzurri in the 2015/16 season.

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Tottenham striker Harry Kane scored 25 times in 37 Premier League appearances last term.

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