Reports: Tottenham made approach for Saido Berahino, Leicester now interested

Tottenham and Newcastle have reportedly been joined by Leicester City in the race for Saido Berahino.

According to the Daily Mirror, Leicester City have joined the race to sign West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino - but Tottenham and Newcastle made an approach for him earlier this week, according to The Telegraph.

The Foxes, who beat Tottenham 1-0 at White Hart Lane on Wednesday night, have enjoyed a remarkable season so far, and sit joint-top of the Premier League table with Arsenal.

Manager Claudio Ranieri has made just one signing during this month's transfer window, bringing in Birmingham City winger Demarai Gray to boost his attacking options - but the Italian made not be done just yet.

The Mirror report that Leicester are plotting an ambitious swoop on West Brom for their striker Saido Berahino, who hit 20 goals in all competitions last season.

The 22-year-old has been on the fringes of Tony Pulis' side this season, having attempted to force through a move to Tottenham Hotspur on deadline day back in September, as reported by Sky Sports.

Intriguingly, The Telegraph report that Tottenham are once again interested in signing Berahino as they pursue attacking reinforcements themselves.

It's stated that both Tottenham and Newcastle made approaches for Berahino earlier this week, but were told by West Brom that the forward isn't for sale this month.

It may just be West Brom trying to drive the price back up after a quiet season for Berahino, and with Leicester now in the race for his signature, we could yet see Berahino making a move in January.

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