Nigeria international Victor Osimhen will only sign for Tottenham if Harry Kane leaves the club, according to the Lille striker’s agent.
At the start of the month Telefoot claimed Lille had received an offer for the 21-year-old striker, who had been linked with Liverpool and Chelsea.
Le 10 Sport reported that Liverpool were leading the race for Osimhen and on Boubakary Soumare, who is believed to be interesting some of the world’s biggest clubs.
However, according to Les Cahiers du Football editor Abdellah Boulma, the £75m bid, plus bonuses came from Jose Mourinho at Spurs.
And that suggestion is starting to carry some weight after Osimhen’s agent Ariyo Igbayilola revealed that the striker would not consider a move unless Kane left the north London club.
Igbayilola told The Cable: “We told Mourinho that if he wants Victor, will Harry Kane be leaving?
“If Harry Kane is still playing for Tottenham will Victor play? Because he will always be benched for him.
“Kane is their number one striker and he is the captain of England, all these will always work for him in the club but at Victor’s detriment.
“He needs a club where he will always play full games week in, week out. Not to be kept on the bench.”
Kane has also been the subject of much speculation, with Manchester United and Real Madrid believed to be interested parties, after the England man recently warned that he will not simply stay at Tottenham “for the sake of it”.
Teddy Sheringham this week offered some advice to Kane and thinks the striker is at a “crossroads” in his career.