With Dortmund keen on Roberto Soldado, should Spurs use flop striker in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang swoop?

The Spaniard has failed to be a hit at Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham Hotspur flop Roberto Soldado has been linked with a move away from the club this summer, after a fairly barren two year spell at White Hart Lane.

It was reported yesterday by German channel Sport1 that one team who were keen on the player were German side Borussia Dortmund.

The Bundesliga giants are believed to be keen on the player, who could be available for a cut-price deal.

If the Spaniard is wanted by Dortmund, than surely Tottenham need to bring up the fact they are keen on one of Dortmund’s own players.

The player in question is Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

It was reported by The Independent that Spurs were keen on the £30 million forward as they look to inject some pace into their attacking line-up.

Yesterday saw Aubameyang, as relayed by Sky Sports, confirm he wanted to stay at Dortmund but, in football, everyone has their price.

Now Spurs know that Dortmund are seemingly keen on a player they don’t want, they might just have an ace up their sleeve in any approach for the former AC Milan youngster.

Of course it is still a massive if. Aubameyang appears to be happy in Germany and it is hard to see misfiring Soldado as having a massive sway in transfer negotiations.

But it must be worth bearing in mind for Tottenham if they do make a move for Aubameyang, and could help the Bundesliga forward seem a more affordable option to chairman Daniel Levy.

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