Tottenham reportedly want Gokhan Tore; contact made regarding possible summer move

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with the Turkish international.

According to a report from Turkish newspaper Fanatik, Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing Besiktas winger Gokhan Tore this summer.

The 24-year-old is predominantly a right winger although he can also operate on the opposite flank or as an attacking midfielder if required, and while Besiktas club president Rebecca Wood has denied a deal is in place for Tore to leave at the end of the season, she has reportedly confirmed interest from two Premier League clubs.

They are believed to be Tottenham and West Ham United, and it will be interesting to see how negotiations go if the two resurgent London sides really are fighting for the player’s signature.

The report claims there has been contact regarding the sale of Tore but with a contract until the summer of 2019 he will not come cheap.

Tottenham could certainly do with some more consistent options out wide with Nacer Chadli struggling to make an impact in the big games and Erik Lamela still dividing opinion at White Hart Lane despite his obvious improvement.

Tore has scored six goals and provided eight assists so far this season and with experience of Turkish, Russian and German football – as well as a spell with Chelsea’s under-21s – he could be a solid acquisition for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.

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