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Report outlines Michy Batshuayi's weekly wage demand to join Tottenham

Michy Batshuayi

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with Michy Batshuayi.

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According to the Mirror, Michy Batshuayi wants £100,000 per week to join Tottenham Hotspur.

The report claims that Tottenham have made the Belgium international their top transfer target this summer but remain reluctant to break their wage structure in order to acquire the player.

Spurs have seemingly made no secret of their desire to sign another forward this summer as they look to buy a player who will help take the goal scoring burden off England international Harry Kane.

The likes of Son Heung-Min and Clinton N’Jie have yet to really stamp their mark at White Hart Lane and boss Mauricio Pochettino now seems to be favouring towards a tired-and-tested forward.

Olympique Marseille's Michy Batshuayi (L) challenges Lille's Idrissa Gueye

Batshuayi netted 17 times for Marseille during their Ligue 1 campaign this past term and he also added an impressive eight assists as he demonstrated all-round ability upfront.

The 22-year-old has bags of potential and big career in-front of him, prompting Tottenham’s interest and willingness to meet his reported hefty £31 million price tag set by Marseille.

However, the Mirror claim the North London club on the hand aren’t quite as willing to meet the player’s wage demands - a salary which would make him the club’s highest paid player.

The report goes on to say that Hugo Lloris and Mousa Dembele currently earn the most at White Hart Lane, yet Batshuayis reported £100,000 per week demands would see overtake the first-team duo.

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