Report: Tottenham have been scouting 21-year-old forward Anwar El Ghazi all season, could cost £12m

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Tottenham have reportedly been looking at the Ajax man since last summer.

Tottenham Hotspur have joined the race to sign 21-year-old Ajax forward Anwar El Ghazi, according to the Sunday People.

Indeed, Mauricio Pochettino is said to have been scouting El Ghazi since last summer.

However, AC Milan are also reportedly interested in the young forward, while Liverpool, Everton and Chelsea were all previously linked. 

The Sunday People report that El Ghazi could cost Tottenham £12 million, with his Ajax contract still lasting another three years.

Spurs have one of the world's leading centre-forwards right now in Harry Kane but the need for a back-up forward has been apparent all season.

Next term, with Champions League football looking almost certain for the north London outfit, another attacker is a must for Tottenham.

At 21, El Ghazi would fit the bill when it comes to Pochettino's selection criteria, although fans will no doubt need to know more about him before deciding whether he is indeed what Spurs require.

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