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Report: Tottenham to make second offer for Willian Jose

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Report: Tottenham to make second offer for Willian Jose

The Indpendent have claimed that Tottenham Hotspur are ‘poised’ to make a second offer for Real Sociedad striker Willian Jose, after having an opening bid for the Brazilian rejected earlier this month.

Tottenham have had a busy week in the transfer window, finally selling Christian Eriksen to Inter Milan – while the club have completed a permanent deal for Giovani Lo Celso and signed Steven Bergwijn from PSV Eindhoven, for a combined £54million.

However, with less than 48 hours remaining in the window, Spurs are still in the market for a new striker this month and have been linked with the likes of Olivier Giroud, Krzysztof Piatek, Islam Slimani and many more.

 

With Piatek off to Hertha Berlin and a move for Slimani tricky given he is currently on loan, Giroud and Jose have emerged as the most likely targets before Friday’s 11pm deadline. Spurs have had a £10million bid rejected for Jose earlier in the window.

Sociedad wanted as much as £21million for the striker, and Spurs are now said to be readying a second offer.

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TBR’s view – Tottenham need to loosen the purse strings

Of course, Daniel Levy is being careful with his money after spending £54million on both Lo Celso and Bergwijn – as well as what is likely to be a loan fee for Gedson Fernandes. They have received £17million for Christian Eriksen.

Spurs fans are content with Levy’s decision to bring in players, but the club still really need a striker. With the difference standing at £11million between Spurs and Sociedad – Levy needs to loosen the purse strings and make a decent offer.

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