Why Tottenham should rectify their mistake and sign Arkadiusz Milik this summer

Poland's Arkadiusz Milik shoots at goal

The Poland international would be a superb addition to Tottenham Hotspur's squad years after he had a trial with them.

Poland's Arkadiusz Milik shoots at goal

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a number of quality strikers this summer, with that area of the field likely to be strengthened by their manager Mauricio Pochettino in the coming months.

While Spurs impressed for much of last season they relied heavily on Harry Kane for their goals and although he delivered it is time to ease the pressure on the England international.

Michy Batshuayi and Vincent Janssen would both make superb additions to Tottenham’s squad ahead of the new campaign, but there is an alternative that has not previously been mentioned in the form of Arkadiusz Milik.

The 22-year-old shone for Dutch club Ajax last season, scoring 24 goals and providing 12 assists in 42 appearances.

That gives him a superb total of 47 goals in just 75 matches for his current club, with 32 of those coming in only 52 league games.

Rewind six years and Tottenham – according to a report from the Mirror – had the chance to sign Milik for just £100,000 following a trial.

Ajax's Arkadiusz Milik in action with Celtic's Mikael Lustig as Celtic manager Ronny Deila (R) looks on

The North London club opted against the deal, but that is one mistake they can rectify, albeit at a price.

Milik is currently representing Poland at Euro 2016, and with 11 international goals already to his name it is clear the young forward is a superstar in the making.

His latest came in the 1-0 victory against Northern Ireland on Sunday and he looks every inch a superstar in the making. So while the usual names are thrust into the rumour mill, it would be worth Tottenham considering a move for Milik.

After all, he fits the criteria of a Daniel Levy signing down to a tee and he would give Spurs another huge goal threat at a potential knock-down price – at least compared to the exorbitant fees cited for some big-name alternatives.

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