Agent tells Tottenham to buy Croatian wonderkid

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The agent of 19-year-old striker Ante Rebic has described Tottenham as the perfect club for the forward and has urged them to buy them.

Spurs will be on the hunt for a forward during the summer as they have been light up front recently, but plenty of fans would not expect that striker to be the RNK Split striker.

Rebic has a respectful goal tally, nine, and assists provided, four from 27 domestic league appearances this season, which has attracted the interest of plenty of top clubs from all over Europe.

What works for Spurs in this matter is the fact that has agent seems intent in pointing him in their direction, which gives them a great chance of cashing in when the summer transfer window opens.

“Absolutely [Tottenham would be a good club for him]. The way of playing from Tottenham, and the way of playing from Ante, maybe, maybe, the right club. Because offensively Ante is good - he's big, strong, fast - it could be an ideal situation,” Danko Dikic told Goal.com.

So what is he likely to cost Tottenham if they wanted to take a gamble on him? Well he’s got a market value of around the £1 million mark but RNK Split would more than likely demand a higher fee due to his current stature at the club.

They’ve already had offers for him from clubs trying to snap him up before he gets too expensive, so a decent first bid of around the £5 million mark seems like the best option, well within Tottenham’s capabilities.

It’s also important to point out this isn’t just a random 19-year-old who has had one good domestic season, he’s seriously rated at international level by Croatia and tipped for senior squad inclusion in the near future.

So far he has played for his country at four different levels, with four goals in 11 matches which is an admirable start to the international career of any young striker.

He’s the sort of striker who could seriously give Emmanuel Adebayor a run for his money, similar in size and power, but lighter on his feet and with a lot more pace than the current front man.

It’s an investment more than anything else for the club but Spurs have one of the best groups of Under-21 players in the country.

They have really struck the right chords this season, with several youngsters tipped for future first team success such as Alex Pritchard.

The problem is that the success Rebic has had at RNK Split may make him unwilling to move to a club where he’s not going to have an immediate chance of playing first team football.

That is where Spurs may suffer if one of the other teams in for him ups their offer. However, few of those sides are likely to have the same stature and potential as Tottenham as a football club which they need to work in their favour.

One for the youth team? What do you think?

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