Report: Tottenham open talks over January deal for Marseille goalscorer Michy Batshuayi

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Tottenham have reportedly opened negotiations with Marseille over striker Michy Batshuayi.

According to The Times, Tottenham Hotspur have opened talks over a stunning January deal to sign Marseille goal machine Michy Batshuayi.

Spurs have seen star striker Harry Kane smash nine goals in his last 11 Premier League games, but Mauricio Pochettino's men will know that they are one Kane injury away from their season taking a huge blow.

Fans have been desperate to see Tottenham bring in another striker ever since the end of last season, but Pochettino only chose to bring in Lyon rookie Clinton N'Jie, who hasn't made much of an impact just yet.

A host of recent draws have shown that Tottenham could still do with one more striker to add some extra firepower, and it seems that they are now moving ahead with a move to sign one.

The Times report that Tottenham have opened talks with Marseille over a deal to sign striker Michy Batshuayi, who has been in sensational form this season.

The Belgian international, 22, has smashed 14 goals in 25 games for Marseille this season, and his exploits now appear to have attracted interest from Spurs, who are now lining up a blockbuster deal for the athletic front man in the January transfer window.

With pace and power, Batshuayi would offer something different up front for Spurs, whilst with his Belgian international team-mates Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Mousa Dembele and Nacer Chadli at the club, he could be tempted to make the move to White Hart Lane - if Spurs can tempt Marseille into selling their prized goal machine striker.

Would Batshuayi be a good signing for Spurs?

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