Report: Spurs want to sell struggling duo before bringing in Danny Ings

Tottenham Hotspur are looking for sales before buys this transfer window, it seems.

Tottenham Hotspur will only sign Burnley's Danny Ings if they are able to offload either of Roberto Soldado or Emmanuel Adebayor first, according to the Daily Mail

The paper believes that Spurs have identified Ings as a player who could enhance their forward line, but they are operating on a sell-before-you-buy basis. 

As a result, Adebayor or Soldado will have to agree to a move before the end of the window if they are to complete the transfer. 

The current Spurs duo have both been placed up for sale, but Adebayor's wage demands and Daniel Levy's high asking price for Soldado have blocked any sales so far. 

Adebayor has turned down moves to a range of clubs because they have been unable to meet his wage demands, according to TalkSPORT, while the Daily Mail has stated that AC Milan have been put off signing Soldado because of Spurs's asking price. 

It means that any move for Ings this window looks unlikely, with a summer deal - when the striker's contract at Turf Moor expires - much more likely. 

It is something that will frustrate Spurs fans, who are desperate to see the side add another forward to help their struggling ranks of attackers. 

Harry Kane is the only Spurs forward to come out of their season with any credit so far, and Ings looks a far more potent outlet than either Soldado or Adebayor. 

Ings has scored seven goals in 21 games, which is greater than Soldado and Adebayor's totals combined, and he would appear a good addition at White Hart Lane, if Spurs do manage to complete the transfer.

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