Berbatov reportedly wants London return - should Spurs bid?

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Dimitar Berbatov could be a decent short-term fix for Tottenham Hotspur, but Queens Park Rangers are said to be interested.

According to the Daily Mail, Dimitar Berbatov wants to return to London to play football - throwing his future at Monaco into doubt. 

The Bulgarian striker has been at Monaco since the start of the year, but he is apparently hoping to come back to England's capital soon. 

Berbatov spent time at Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham earlier in his career and clearly enjoyed his time with both London sides. 

His potential availability may alert one of his former sides, too. Tottenham are short of striking options at the moment and Berbatov could offer a decent short-term solution. 

Although the skilful forward is reaching the twilight of his career now, he still has the ability to be a better bet than most of Mauricio Pochettino's current options. 

Harry Kane has had a fine season, but Spurs are hugely reliant on the youngster to score goals with Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado both looking well short of the quality required. 

The pair of struggling strikers had both been tipped for an exit from Spurs this month by sources such as the Independent, but Pochettino is now seemingly keen to keep them.

According to the Telegraph, the Argentine is hoping to keep hold of Adebayor and Soldado because he is concerned at his lack of other options.

Berbatov's arrival at the club would limit these concerns though, and a six-month stay could, therefore, suit all parties. 

At 33-years-old, Berbatov is never going to be a long-term solution for Spurs, but he does represent a decent quick-fix to a problem, while they ponder their options.

Tottenham are keen to do their business this summer, rather than in the coming weeks, according to the Mail, and Berbatov's return would afford them this luxury.

Another option for the striker could be Queens Park Rangers, but they have a decent looking forward line-up already.

Charlie Austin has proven he can score goals in the top-flight, while the addition of Mauro Zarate gives them a creative attacker to utilise. 

Beyond this, Bobby Zamora and Eduardo Vargas can both perform functions in the side, meaning that Berbatov's addition would not be as vital at Loftus Road as it would at White Hart Lane, and it is a deal that Pochettino should give a lot of consideration to. 

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