Report: Tottenham to bid for Alexandre Pato this week

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Spanish source TodoMercadoWeb claim that the Corinthians man is in Mauricio Pochettino’s sights.

Tottenham are eyeing up a January move for Corinthians forward Alexandre Pato according to TodoMercadoWeb, with the Spanish website claiming that the North London side will make an offer for the Brazilian this week.

The versatile forward made a name for himself at AC Milan but after a number of debilitating injuries is now back in his homeland and starring for Corinthians.

Spurs have been one of countless clubs linked with Pato over recent years as the likelihood of a potential return to European football increases.

TodoMercatoWeb claim that Mauricio Pochettino is keen to add an extra striker to his ranks in the January window and is keen to complete a deal for the 26-year-old well in advance of the market reopening.

With Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado both leaving White Hart Lane in the off-season, Spurs are over-reliant on home-grown hero Harry Kane to lead the line for them.

Pato has scored in his last two games against Santos and Coritiba respectively, as Corinthians close in on the Brazilian championship on the back of his impressive performances and goals.

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