Tottenham should swap Andros Townsend for Leicester's Andrej Kramaric

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The Leicester City striker would be the perfect reinforcement for Tottenham Hotspur.

According to a recent report from the Sunday People, Leicester City are among the clubs interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur winger Andros Townsend in January, and if that is true Mauricio Pochettino’s side would be wise to ask for a Foxes player in return.

Of course Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez are going nowhere this season so Tottenham fans can forget about either arriving at White Hart Lane any time soon, but there is another Leicester player who could be the perfect fit for Spurs.

Back in December the Mirror claimed Tottenham were among the clubs interested in signing Croatian striker Andrej Kramaric with Spurs’ head of recruitment Paul Mitchell watching the forward in action.

At the time Kramaric was in sensational form for HNK Rijeka and he ended his spell there with a quite remarkable 55 goals in 64 matches.

But when he did move on it was not to Tottenham but to Leicester, where he has hardly featured despite his considerable talent.

To call Kramaric a flop would be incorrect because he has barely featured for Leicester, playing for only 12 minutes in the league this season and appearing just 19 times in all competitions since his move back in January.

He has still scored four goals in that time but with Vardy on fire it seems Kramaric is not going to be adding to that tally for a while.

At Tottenham he would be a substitute at best – at least to start with – but he would at least make the match-day squad and he would be the perfect option to change things late on or replace Harry Kane when the England international is unavailable.

The two could even develop an effective partnership in time if Pochettino is so inclined, so if Tottenham want more fire-power in January, swapping Townsend for an underused Kramaric would be a step in the right direction.

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