€15 million freescoring Senegalese striker linked to Tottenham

Tottenham have become the latest club linked to Fenerbahce striker Moussa Sow.

Reports in France have claimed Andre Villas-Boas is taking an interest in Fenerbahce striker Moussa Sow.

The striker was earlier this week linked with Liverpool, but Spurs appear a more logical destination based on their need for a striker and a superior summer transfer budget.

Sow has a contract at Fenerbahce until 2016 and a release clause of 35 million Euros, but it is claimed they could be willing to sell for around 15.

The striker is 27 and has been in excellent form this season, his second in Turkey after signing from Lille in January 2012.

He has scored 17 goals in total, providing 8 assists along the way, as Fenerbahce chase down big spending Galatasaray in the Turkish Super Lig, four points behind the league leaders.

Sow is an international teammate of Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse with Senegal, with 17 caps and six goals to his name, but did not feature at the African Nations Cup because his country did not qualify.

He was eligible to play for France, and even played for their under-19 side where he played alongside current Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, but was later persuaded to play for Senegal.

His best season came in 2010/11 when he scored 25 league goals to help Lille to a league and cup double, assisted by the talents of now Chelsea ace, Eden Hazard.

Sow would certainly be an interesting option at Tottenham. He has shown the ability to transfer his talents between leagues, although neither the French or Turkish are as strong as the Premier League, his international compatriots Ba and Cisse have enjoyed success.

For a fee of around £12 million he could be a worthwhile investment, especially compared to Leandro Damiao who would cost Spurs twice the amount.

How much truth there is in the report remains to be seen, as Sow's name is very much doing the rounds this week, but Spurs appear a more likely destination for him than Liverpool, so this could be one to watch.

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