"We could enter negotiations with Tottenham" - Spurs interest in international striker claimed

The agent of Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike has admitted that Tottenham are interested in signing him.

Despite the emergence of Harry Kane as a legitimate goalscorer, Tottenham still need reinforcements in attack during this month's transfer window.

Manager Mauricio Pochettino has few options up front, with Emmanuel Adebayor out of favour and Roberto Soldado still struggling to justify his £26m price tag.

West Brom's Saido Berahino has been strongly linked in recent weeks, whilst Pochettino is also believed to be interested in a reunion with his former Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez.

Yet now, Erdem Konya - the agent of Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike - has admitted that Tottenham are interested in signing the Nigerian international.

"Tottenham only really have one striker right now so it is not a surprise that they are interested," said Konya. "I personally have not entered talks with Tottenham yet, however, if Fenerbahçe give permission we could enter negotiations."

Emenike, 27, is famed for his amazing combination of speed and strength, and has always been prolific throughout his club career.

63 goals in 51 games for Turkish side Karabukspor let to a move to Spartak Mosow (via Fenerbahce) in 2011, where he hit 36 goals in 42 games.

Then it was back to Fenerbahce, where his record stands at 25 goals in 40 games. That make it 124 goals in his last 133 games, and that's a frankly remarkable tally.

Yet those exploits have been noticed by other clubs too, but Konya says there have been no talks with AC Milan or Fiorentina, two teams who have been linked with him.

"There are also reports AC Milan and Fiorentina are interested in Emenike but we have not met with them either," added Konya.

That may mean that Tottenham need to move quickly to make sure another team doesn't hijack their bid, but right now it seems that Spurs are leading the race for Emenike's signature.

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