Tottenham, Chelsea to rival Napoli for impressive Serie A attacker

Date published: Thursday 12th March 2020 10:54 - Rob McCarthy

Tottenham and Chelsea are reportedly ready to rival Napoli for Sassuolo attacking sensation Jeremie Boga this summer.

Boga has been one of Sassuolo’s standout performers this season, scoring eight goals and adding two assists in 24 league matches, as his side currently sit in mid-table in Serie A.

Chelsea have emerged as major contenders for the 23-year-old over the past fortnight, having sold the player to Sassuolo in 2018 and they have a buyback option, reportedly set at €15million.

Sport Witness recently claimed that Spurs had also registered an interest in the player, although Calciomercato states that Napoli sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli negotiated with the player’s agent back in January.

But having failed so sign Boga in the winter window, Calcio adds that the Naples outfit will make another approach for him in the summer.

There is not just interest from Napoli, Chelsea and Spurs in the player, however, with Valencia and Borussia Dortmund also keen in what could develop into a major tug of war this summer.

Meanwhile, Juventus are reportedly ready to make an audacious move for Tottenham talisman Harry Kane this summer.

Spurs crashed out of the Champions League at the hands of RB Leipzig on Tuesday night – having already been eliminated from both domestic cups, while they currently sit a disappointing eighth in the Premier League table.

And Juve chiefs are said to be looking to capitalise on the turmoil in north London to secure a major summer coup, although they will face major competition for the England skipper. Read more…

 

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