Former West Bromwich Albion star Dean Kiely has told Kicca that Baggies striker Saido Berahino may be lured to Tottenham by the prospect of reuniting with Harry Kane.
Burundi-born forward Berahino, 22, hit 20 goals in all competitions for West Brom last season, exceeding all expectations to become one of the brightest young forwards in the Premier League.
Now though, Berahino's exploits have attracted plenty of interest, with West Brom confirming on their official website last week that they had rejected a bid from Tottenham for Berahino's services.
Spurs are desperate to snap up some attacking help for star striker Harry Kane, and Berahino appears to be the ideal signing, considering that he can also play out wide.
Tony Pulis' men are staying strong, but after Berahino was left out of the West Brom side to face Chelsea on Sunday, many believe that a move to White Hart Lane is drawing ever closer.
Ex-Baggies goalkeeper Dean Kiely, who worked as a coach at The Hawthorns before Pulis' arrival as manager, has used Kicca to air his thoughts on Berahino's future - and he believes that a move to reunite with his former England Under-21 international Kane could be a lure for the player.
"Saido Berahino is obviously a very talented boy and I’m sure he’s got aspirations to play at a so-called big club," said Kiely. "Something that happens today might not go through until the end of the window, but certainly if there’s an interest in Saido then Tottenham have the clout to make that happen. I suppose the connection with Harry Kane and Saido in the England under-21s is maybe a lure also," he added.
Kane and Berahino have struck up a partnership for the England Under-21's before, and their chemistry from the international scene could be a big reason why Mauricio Pochettino appears to be so keen on bringing him to White Hart Lane.
Kane needs help in the Spurs attack, and reuniting him with a player he knows so well could be perfect - if West Brom agree to sell him to their Premier League rivals.