Date printed: Wednesday 30th September 2020 12:47
Bayer Leverkusen have reportedly rejected Tottenham’s manner for striker Lucas Alario.
SportBild journalist Christian Falk claims Jose Mourinho is eager at the 27-year-old as a backup possibility for Harry Kane.
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Spurs had been closely related with a transfer for Arkadiusz Milik, however reviews in Italy (by way of Game Witness) counsel a possible transfer has ‘hit the rocks’.
Tottenham are due to this fact taking a look somewhere else, and Falk claims they’ve approached Leverkusen over a imaginable deal for Alario.
True: @SpursOfficial requested @bayer04_en for Lucas Alario (27). José Mourinho needs the striker to have a backup for Harry Kane. Rudi Völler, head of game, declined the request (by way of @cfbayern and @westsven)
— Christian Falk (@cfbayern) September 30, 2020
The character of the deal is unclear, however the journalist suggests Rudi Voller, Leverkusen’s head of game, ‘declined the request’.
However Game Witness cross on to explain this as ‘atypical’ given a document from MOPO indicating the Bundesliga membership had been ‘in a position’ to hear provides.
Alario’s agent has brazenly admitted the striker is aiming for pastures new, so an advanced bid from Spurs may see a deal undergo prior to the October five time limit.