Report: £30m World Cup star now really wants January move with Tottenham about to bid for him
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Report: £30m World Cup star now really wants January move with Tottenham about to bid for him

The Athletic reports that World Cup star Mohammed Kudus now really wants to move away from Ajax in January, with Tottenham Hotspur reportedly about to bid for him. 

Spurs will seemingly be in the market for attacking reinforcements next month after Antonio Conte was left short before the World Cup. 

Injuries to Dejan Kulusevski, Richarlison and Heung-Min Son highlighted the need for another attacking option at Tottenham. 

Football.London has reported that the north Londoners will target ‘quality’ cover for Kulusevski in January, after they really missed him during his spell on the sidelines. 

Calciomercato.it suggested just last week that Tottenham could now accelerate their bid to sign Kudus in an attempt to keep Conte at the club. 

Now, it seems the 22-year-old is set on leaving the Dutch champions in the upcoming transfer window. 

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Kudus now wants January move 

The Athletic reports that Kudus has a ‘firm desire’ to leave Ajax in January, with Premier League sides watching his situation closely. 

The Dutch giants are expected to demand at least £30 million for the wantaway star but are reluctant to let him leave. 

Everton are still said to be keen on Kudus after agreeing terms with him over the summer, only for the Amsterdam club to block the move. 

Kudus certainly impressed during his world Cup campaign with Ghana before the African outfit were knocked out in the group stages. 

The youngster bagged two goals in three appearances but it wasn’t enough to see Otto Addo’s side into the last-16. 

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Conte will undoubtedly be keen to improve the quality of his side and despite signing Richarlison over the summer, they seem to be one short in terms of their attacking options. 

Kudus is enjoying a brilliant campaign with Ajax and really caught the eye during the Champions League group stages. He scored a stunning goal at Anfield and managed to get on the scoresheet four times in six games. 

The Ghanaian star would be a brilliant signing for Tottenham and at just 22, he looks set to have a bright future ahead of him. He’s also an extremely versatile player who can operate in midfield, on either wing and as a striker.

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