Laurent Depoitre comments on potential Tottenham Hotspur move

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In light of interest from Tottenham Hotspur, KAA Gent forward Laurent Depoitre admitted it would be 'incredible' to play in the Premier League.

On Thursday, Belgian international Laurent Depoitre broke his silence on speculation regarding a potential move to Tottenham Hotspur during an interview with national publication Knack.be

The 26-year-old, who is currently in the Belgium squad set to play Spain and Italy over the next week, said a move to the Premier League would be incredible. However, until something is more concrete, he will focus on his football for KAA Gent and not let speculation play on his mind. 

When asked by sportsmagazine.knack.be whether he dreamt of a Premier League move, the forward said: "The Premier League is what I like the most. To play in such a big league would be incredible. 

"But I don't dream of a move, not even when I read in the newspapers that Tottenham are interested in me. As long as there is nothing concrete, I do my best for Gent and see what happens."

Should Spurs make a move for Depoitre? 

This season, the 26-year-old has really come to prominence and is quickly beginning to look like a potential star.

He has scored six goals in 15 league games this season, as well as registering two assists, and also netted on his international debut in October in a European Championship qualifier against Andorra. 

As well as his goalscoring record, he stands at 6'3" and takes after countryman Christian Benteke with his dominance in the air.

Nevertheless, as he hasn't played anywhere else but in Belgium, it could be a gamble to bring him over to England as he could struggle to settle. 

He would be a good buy at the right price. However, with the pressure on to finish inside the top four, it could be one better saved until the summer transfer window when he could get time to settle in and have a pre-season. 

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