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Five facts about Tottenham transfer target Alexandru Bourceanu

Could an international teammate of Vlad Chichires be heading for Tottenham Hotspur?

A new name has been linked to Tottenham Hotspur - welcome Alexandru Bourceanu

Italian news outlet Sports Mediaset.it report that Tottenham are showing an interest in the Romanian, with the Express also reporting the possibility.

So what do fans need to know about him? Here are five facts...

1) Bourceanu is a 28-year-old defensive midfielder who plays for Steaua Bucharest, and has been dubbed the 'Romanian Gattuso'.

2) He has 23 international caps for Romania, and also has Champions League experience - facing Chelsea earlier this season.

3) This season in 28 games for his club he has one goal and eight assists.

4) Bourceanu's contract expires next summer, meaning Spurs could sign him on a free transfer.

5) He has been sent off five times in his career - but the last of his dismissals came back in 2011.

Check him out in action below...

image: © samlkelly

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