Andre-Pierre Gignac has been linked with a possible move to Tottenham Hotspur.
Tottenham Hotspur’s former sporting director Damien Comolli has been speaking about the prospect of Andre-Pierre Gignac moving to White Hart Lane.
The 28-year-old French international currently players for Marseille, but with a contract that runs out this summer his future remains in some doubt.
In comments published by Le 10 Sport, Comolli said, “I hear a lot about it at the moment. I think something may be going on in January. The question is whether it will be clubs of interest, and if he will want to move in January in the middle of a great season for him.”
Gignac has scored 10 goals in 13 appearances for the Ligue 1 side this season – a record that is sure to entice Premier League clubs looking for a quality front-man.
Tottenham are certainly one of those and the prospect of Gignac moving to his former club was discussed when Comolli suggested certain sides would not pay for a player they could sign for free next summer, but others might take the risk.
“Now a club threatened by relegation, or a club like Tottenham, which is in trouble, could move for him,” Comolli said.
“If it is Tottenham or Newcastle, why not? These are great clubs.”
Recent reports have claimed that Roberto Soldado and Emmanuel Adebayor could be on their way in due course, but either way Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino will know he needs to add a regular quality goal-scorer to his squad as soon as possible.
Gignac is certainly that but could they really tempt Marseille’s hand in January with a considerable offer?