Werder Bremen's Thomas Delaney admits Premier League ambitions amid Tottenham Hotspur links

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenha Hotspur  gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Hull City and Tottenham Hotspur at the KC Stadium on May 21, 2017 in...

Thomas Delaney has been in fine form for both Bremen and Denmark and has reportedly piqued the interest of Spurs and Burnley.

Denamrk's Thomas Delaney celebrates after scoring the 1-0 during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between Denmark and Poland in Copenhagen on September 1, 2017.

Thomas Delaney’s reputation appears to be growing by the game.

Not content with netting a brilliant hat-trick for Denmark against Albania in last week’s international break, the box-to-box midfielder returned to Bundesliga action in style with an inspired flick and volley to earn Werder Bremen a point against Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

Delaney’s opportunist finish may not have matched Dele Alli’s 2015/16 Goal of the Season winner against Crystal Palace but it is clear to see why Tottenham Hotspur have been linked.

Christian Eriksen celebrates with Thomas delaney after Delaney scored the first goal for Denmark during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Denmark and Poland at Parken Stadion on...

Weser Kurier claimed that the 26-year-old had piqued Spurs’ interest and it remains to be seen whether they will pay Bremen’s £15 million asking price for Christian Eriksen’s international team-mate.

However, Delaney himself has words of encouragement, admitting “I would like to play in the Premier League,” as reported by Bild.

Furthermore, the report states that the Bundesliga outfit will consider selling the in-demand midfielder, who was linked with Burnley in the summer and has previously been targeted by Everton, if a club is willing to pay big for his signature.

Bremen's Danish midfielder Thomas Delaney (L) and Berlin's German midfielder Mitchell Weiser vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match between Hertha...

Delaney is not exactly the type of signing Tottenham usually go for at the age of 26 but he appears to be on a real upward trajectory at a relatively late stage of his career.

The midfielder only moved to the Bundesliga in January after arriving in Bremen from Copenhagen but his energetic displays and ability to make perfectly timed late runs into the penalty area have seen him stand out in Germany’s top flight.

Burnley, meanwhile, have shown greater ambition in the transfer market recently, making Chris Wood their biggest ever signing and being repaid by two goals in two games. Signing Delaney would be another statement for a club who appear to be laying down the foundations for a long-stay in the top flight.

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