Tottenham Hotspur are considering putting fresh terms to Fernando Llorente, as reported by Sky Sports.
The Daily Mail reported on Monday that Spurs had missed the deadline to extend the Spaniard’s current contract by 12 months.
It looked as though the former Swansea City striker would be moving on after the Champions League final on June 1, but there’s a chance the 34-year-old could still have a future in north London.
Sky understand the club are considering offering him a new deal, even though other teams currently have the chance to sign him for free.
Llorente isn’t short of admirers for the qualities he brings, with Barcelona the latest team to be credited with an interest (The Daily Mail).
Llorente is a nice option to have, but surely Spurs need to be thinking about upgrading on him this summer.
Mauricio Pochettino has often overlooked him for selection since he arrived in the summer of 2017.
Harry Kane is the number one striker for Spurs, with Lucas Moura and Heung-min Son having deputised in the Englishman’s absence.
Llorente – who reportedly earns £75,000-a-week at Spurs (via Silly Season) – has never really seemed favoured by the manager, and one has to imagine Daniel Levy will back the South American to improve his squad after two consecutive windows of inactivity.