Report: Napoli reportedly keen on Tottenham’s Mousa Dembele, Daniel Levy unwilling to sell

Mousa Dembele

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele is a reported transfer target for Napoli.

Napoli are keen on signing Tottenham star Mousa Dembele this summer, according to a report in the Daily Mail.

The Belgian midfielder has started this season as one of the key players in Mauricio Pochettino’s first-team set-up, but there are doubts about his longevity with Tottenham, and Serie A side Napoli believe they can offer him consistent first-team football.

However, it is stated in the report that Daniel Levy has no wish to sell Dembele, and will reject any approaches for the midfielder.

Should Tottenham sell Dembele?

Dembele struggled with Spurs last term, and it appeared as if he did not fit into Pochettino’s tactical systems. The 28-year-old has never been a particularly energetic midfielder, and with Pochettino wanting a high-pressing team, the Belgian international seemed to struggle.

However, he has started all three of Tottenham’s games this term, playing as one of the three wingers in the 4-2-3-1, and whilst not playing outstanding, he has been impressive.

Yet, there are still doubts about his suitability to that role, and there are undoubtedly better options than Dembele available to sign. Levy may not want to sell him, but if Dembele’s sale funded the signing of a more natural winger, Spurs would be getting the best out of that deal.

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