Why a Tottenham move for Saido Berahino is a no-brainer for Daniel Levy

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Tottenham Hotspur should do all they can to sign the West Bromwich Albion forward.

According to a recent report from the Daily Mail, Tottenham Hotspur remain interested in West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino and when you think about it, a move for the England under-21 international would be a no-brainer.

Last season Tottenham relied heavily on Harry Kane, who exceled under the pressure and finished the campaign with 31 goals in 51 matches, while his fellow forwards Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado did little to suggest they will remain at the club beyond the summer.

As impressive as Tottenham have been in their transfer dealings to date, completely transforming their defence by bringing in Kieran Trippier, Kevin Wimmer and Toby Alderweireld, there is still work to be done both in midfield and up front, but Berahino fits the mould perfectly.

At just 21, the West Brom striker has quite a sell-on value, certainly if he lives up to his considerable potential.

He is also used to playing alongside Kane having done so for England’s young Lions on many occasions and while there are questions over the player’s temperament, the challenge of pushing for a top-four finish and some silverware while also playing in Europe could be the making of him.

West Brom only have the player contracted for another two years, meaning they will have a big decision to make if a substantial bid comes in before the transfer window slams shut in its usual dramatic if anti-climactic fashion.

But as for Tottenham surely making a bid is only a matter of time, because having sorted their defence the signing of Berahino would immediately add sufficient quality to their attack, leaving only the centre of the park to deal with before the competitive action kicks off next month.

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