£38m winger Joao Mario snubbed West Ham, but surely couldn't say no to Tottenham?

Joao Mario of FC Internazionale in action during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and FC Internazionale at Stadio San Paolo on October 21, 2017 in Naples, Italy.

Should Tottenham look to loan Joao Mario?

Joao Mario of FC Internazionale in action during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and FC Internazionale at Stadio San Paolo on October 21, 2017 in Naples, Italy.

Inter Milan are looking to shift winger Joao Mario 18 months after paying Sporting Lisbon £38 million for his signature.

West Ham had made an ambitious approach to sign the Portugal international, but SkySports report he has turned down the chance to move to the club.

A team he could surely not turn down would be Tottenham Hotspur, who are keen to add a winger.

Joao Mario of FC Internazionale Milano looks on during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and Spal at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on September 10, 2017 in Milan, Italy.

Le10Sport reported Tottenham had enquired after PSG's Lucas Moura on loan, but the French side want a sale.

Inter Milan are offering Joao Mario on loan, and the 24-year-old could be a smart addition for Spurs.

Tottenham need only look at the way Philippe Coutinho transformed himself from Inter Milan misfit to Premier League star at Liverpool to consider that Joao Mario should not be written off due to an inconsistent spell at the San Siro.

At Sporting Lisbon the winger was compared to Cristiano Ronaldo and while these are lofty heights for any player to attain, Inter spent £38 million on his services for good reason.

Portugal midfielder Joao Mario during the match between Portugal and Saudi Arabia InternationalFriendly at Estadio do Fontelo, on November 10, 2017 in Viseu, Portugal.

This season he has only been given five Serie A starts yet he has still conjured up three assists, and Tottenham need a player with a bit of unpredictability to take their attack to the next level.

Manager Mauricio Pochettino has a track record of being able to improve players and help them reach their potential, and Joao Mario could benefit from this.

The winger loves to take players on and create space for his teammates and available on loan, Spurs should take a look if they do not have any other gems in the pipeline.

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