Could Adnan Januzaj be the bargain solution to Tottenham's midfield hunt?

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The Manchester United starlet would reportedly be available for as little as £10 million.

Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj in action with Club Brugge's Dion CoolsManchester United's Adnan Januzaj in action with Club Brugge's Dion Cools

Tottenham Hotspur should consider signing Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj, as Mauricio Pochettino looks to put together the finishing touches to his first team squad.

Spurs are reportedly eager to bring in a player that can operate in attacking midfield, someone to come in for Dele Alli if the England international is unavailable or to be rotated.

Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring the third goal for Newcastle from the penalty spotGeorginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring

The Londoners were closely linked to Mario Gotze and Georginio Wijnaldum this summer, only to see the players sign for Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool for big fees.

Such players are often among the most expensive to bring into a club, considering their match winning, attacking value.

But a Chronicle report linking the Belgian international to Sunderland and Lazio suggests he is available for as little as £10 million. For a 21-year-old of the United man's potential to be available for such an amount would represent a huge bargain in today's market, and will leave plenty of time to make use of his resale value.

Borussia Dortmund's Jacob Bruun Larsen in action with Manchester United's Adnan JanuzajBorussia Dortmund's Jacob Bruun Larsen in action with Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj

It wasn't long ago that Januzaj was heralded as one of the most promising talents on the planet, and though he hasn't really kicked on from there, he hasn't bombed either, instead setting high expectations a little too early in his career. 

Januzaj's versatility would enable him to play in pretty much any attacking midfield position, but his preferred position is as a number ten - a position he hasn't managed to feature in so much for Manchester United.

His style of play is similar to current Spurs star Christian Eriksen: technically excellent, outstanding dribbling and passing range and superb vision. With Januzaj on their books Spurs could employ either the Belgian or Eriksen in the number ten role with the other player, or the club's other wingers operating from the left flank.

As the Premier League season moves ever closer, and with no attacking midfield addition looking any closer - even the expected transfer of Marseille winger Georges-Kevin Nkoudou hasn't been completed yet - Januzaj would represent a smart and economic move for a player that, if he begins to fulfil his potential, would end up being sensational business.

Adnan Januzaj celebrates with Luke Shaw after scoring the first goal for Manchester UnitedAdnan Januzaj celebrates after scoring for Manchester United

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