Tottenham Concentrate On Marseille’s Michy Batshuayi
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is keeping an eye on Marseille’s Michy Batshuayi after revealing he’s searching to recruit a striker within the close season.
Belgium worldwide Batshuayi has scored 15 goals in 34 league games for any Marseille side which has battled this year, the club getting lately suspended coach Michel.
With Spurs seeking competition for Harry Kane, 22-year-old former Standard Liege man Batshuayi might be a good fit at White-colored Hart Lane.
Pochettino told RMC: “We’re searching for any striker this summer time. Batshuayi is really a youthful player who provides extensive talent. He’s logically adopted by many people clubs.
“We’ve details about him, he’s good potential. Then we will have, we have other players within our sights.”
Getting acknowledged Ligue 1 represents a “good source for major players”, Pochettino also identified Lyon defender Samuel Umtiti as the second player on Tottenham’s radar.
“Umtiti is among the players our recruitment department is following. He’s interesting potential.”
One man who the Argentine coach hopes won’t be relocating the off-months are Spurs goalie Hugo Lloris.
“Lloris is, for me personally, among the best three best goalkeepers on the planet. There exists a great relationship, he’s a high player. I really hope his future reaches Tottenham,” stated Pochettino.
Tottenham’s Premier League title bid came from the rails on Monday night carrying out a surprise 1-1 draw in your own home to West Brom – an effect that left Pochettino’s men seven points behind Leicester City with three games remaining.
Pochettino added: “We would have liked to battle for that title but, seven points, three games … it is extremely complicated, however i am pleased with the growing season.
“Clearly Leicester deserve to stay in to begin with. It draws attention in the outdoors to determine a group like Leicester in first. We’ll try everything to come back but it is obvious it’s very hard for all of us.Inch
Pochettino added of Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri: “Sometimes in football we do not know when you are able win a title. It is good for him.”