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Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Gabriel Barbosa reports

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Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Gabriel Barbosa reports

A number of Tottenham Hotspur fans have taken to Twitter to comment on reports from the Sunday People (12/1; page 51) suggesting that Spurs want Gabriel Barbosa.

Jose Mourinho is set to be without Harry Kane for the majority of the remaining months of the season. The Sunday People reports that he has undergone surgery and is set to be out until April.

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Spurs certainly have a lot of attacking quality. But they do appear to lack a striker who can replace Kane while he is out.

But the Sunday People (12/1; page 51) suggests that Mourinho has identified a potential replacement for the England international. It is reported that Spurs are interested in Barbosa.

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Gabigol has endured a disappointing time since moving to Inter Milan. He has made just nine Serie A appearances since his switch in 2016. He also struggled while on loan at Benfica, but he has been outstanding back in Brazil.

Barbosa scored 18 goals in 35 games for Santos, and he bagged 25 in 29 with Flamengo during the 2019 season.

So it is probably not a huge surprise that reports linking the 23-year-old with a move to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium have divided supporters on social media.

Some doubt whether Barbosa would be a success in the Premier League. They believe that his lack of success with Inter is a warning sign about his ability to adapt outside of Brazil.

However, there are others who believe that he could be an inspired signing. Some fans clearly feel that it could be an inspired gamble given that he was so ruthless during his most recent loan spell.

Here is what some of the supporters make of the reports…

 
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