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Report: Tottenham and Arsenal scouting La Liga star

A report from TeamTalk claims that Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri has been watched by Arsenal, Tottenham and Brighton scouts this season.

En-Nesyri, 24, has been sensational for Julian Lopetegui’s side over the past couple of seasons. Joining initially in 2019-20, he starred last term.

The Morocco international netted a whopping 24 goals in all competitions – including a brace against Dortmund in the last 16 of the Champions League.

This season, his form has continued – but perhaps, he has become more creative. In seven games, he has three goals and two assists for Sevilla.

Of course, the powerhouse striker was the subject of an offer from West Ham back in January. The Athletic said a £22.5million bid was tabled.

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Now, he is being looked at by both Tottenham and Arsenal – as well as Brighton – with Sevilla considering Blackburn’s Ben Brereton Diaz.

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Tottenham or Arsenal: Which is best for En-Nesyri?

What En-Nesyri offers is different to anything Arsenal or Tottenham have. A proper old-fashioned, physical centre-forward – a traditional no.9.

So, which North London side needs him most? Tottenham are still likely to lose England skipper Harry Kane next summer – and he could replace him.

But he would hardly join to be back-up. Spurs would only have a chance if Kane departed. For Arsenal, two are about to leave on a free transfer.

Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah are out of favour, and out of contract next summer. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is first choice.

But En-Nesyri is eight years his junior. If En-Nesyri had to pick Arsenal or Tottenham right now, it would be Arsenal – because Kane is still at Spurs.

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