Tottenham transfer news: Two clubs willing to take Sissoko on loan; Pochettino wants Belotti

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino during the press conference

A select round-up of the latest news relating to Tottenham Hotspur

With December almost upon us, talk will inevitably turn to winter transfers, even if the January transfer window is still a month away.

Tottenham Hotspur had a mixed bag of summer additions, with Victor Wanyama making an immediate impact, Georges-Kevin N’Koudou showing glimpses of his ability, Vincent Janssen failing to replicate his best form and Moussa Sissoko bearing the brunt of supporters’ criticism. So what can Spurs fans expect in January?

Given Tottenham’s recent struggles it would be no surprise if their manager Mauricio Pochettino attempted to further strengthen in key areas, with a new striker surely a priority.

Andrea Belotti in action for Italy

According to ESPN, that man could be Torino forward Andrea Belotti, who has scored 11 goals in only 14 appearances for the Italian club this season.

At just 22, Belotti would represent a brilliant piece of business if Tottenham can sign him. However, with a contract until the summer of 2020 he will not come cheap, if at all.

In other news, Calcio Mercato claims that Tottenham could have the chance to ditch Sissoko as early as January, with Juventus and Inter Milan both monitoring his situation.

Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko waits to come on as a substitute

The Serie A clubs are looking to strengthen their respective midfields and would be interested in signing Sissoko if Tottenham deemed him surplus to requirements.

However, they would not be willing to pay £30million for the player and are instead keen on signing him on loan for the second half of the campaign.

What that would mean for the player longer term remains to be seen.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino before the match

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