Clinton N’Jie or Saido Berahino: Which striker should Tottenham move for?

Tottenham have been linked with Clinton N’Jie, as well as West Brom forward Saido Berahino.

According to the Standard, Spurs have submitted a formal offer for Lyon striker Clinton N’jie, having been tracking his services for much of the summer.

The Cameroonian international is one of two strikers to be linked with a move to White Hart Lane this summer, along with Saido Berahino of West Bromwich Albion.

The Mirror reported on that interested, but it is unlikely the Lilywhites would want to move for both forwards this summer, with Harry Kane all-but guaranteed to lead the line next term.

So the question is, who would be the best option for Tottenham?

Berahino is homegrown, English and proven in the Premier League. Signing him would guarantee a Berahino and Harry Kane partnership, which could prove to be the England strike duo for the foreseeable future.

However, he has been listed at a high asking price, with the report stating that Tottenham’s £15 million offer is far below what West Brom want for their prize asset.

N’Jie is a cheaper alternative, who is also young enough to keep developing. He has less first-team football to his name, and has never played in the Premier League, and does not hold homegrown status valuable to English sides.

In terms of style of play, both forwards are fairly similar. N’Jie relies on his pace more than a natural goalscoring ability - and is well suited to featuring in a wide role - whereas Berahino is a more rounded complete striker.

However, they possess many of the same traits, and their goalscoring records are similar for young strikers.

Spurs are not likely to move for both strikers, and it remains to be seen which forward is their prime target, despite the reported offer submitted for N’Jie.

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