Ciro Immobile is perfect for Tottenham Hotspur

Why Tottenham Hotspur should rescue Ciro Immobile from his spell at Sevilla.

As Tottenham Hotspur consider their options in January, they ought to look in the direction of Italian international Ciro Immobile.

Just two summers ago, Immobile's form for Torino made him one of the hottest properties in European football.

He had struck 23 goals in 34 games for the Serie A side, finishing as the league's top scorer, and went on to clinch a big money move to Borussia Dortmund.

His spell there started brightly, netting a Champions League goal in a win over Arsenal, but he struggled for consistency, scoring 10 times in 34 games in all competitions.

After the man who signed him, Jurgen Klopp, departed in the summer, new boss Thomas Tuchel decided to send him on loan to Sevilla.

Immobile's time in Spain has been difficult, scoring just the once - in an impressive 3-2 win against Real Madrid.

Now his future at the club has come into question, with French newspaper La Voix du Nord claiming Lille are interested in his signature, believing he is available as he has a lack of playing time in Seville.

Certainly if Lille - in the lower half of France's Ligue 1, think they can swing a deal, Tottenham need to get involved in the transfer hunt.

Immobile is just 25-years-old and knows where the goal is, and would be available at an affordable price - likely less than half the amount they would have to spend on Saido Berahino.

If even a short term deal could be struck, he could be a perfectly viable alternative to Harry Kane, and really strengthen their options up front as the club aim to qualify for the Champions League.

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