Christian Pulisic's £88.1 million price-tag surely rules Tottenham out of the running to sign him

Christian Pulisic of Borussia Dortmund is challenged by Hernandez Theo of Real Madrid during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio...

The Borussia Dortmund ace is a reported long-term target for Tottenham Hotspur.

Dortmund's US midfielder Christian Pulisic celebrates with the trophy after victory during the German Cup (DFB Pokal) final football match Eintracht Frankfurt v BVB Borussia Dortmund at...

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has worked wonders since taking over as manager of the club back in May 2014, but in spite of the recent signing of Lucas Moura, it could be argued that he needs to invest even further still in his squad, if he is to guide them to glory on all fronts over the coming years.

One of Tottenham's long-term targets is Borussia Dortmund ace Christian Pulisic, according to the Daily Mail, but recent news emanating from Germany could scupper their hopes of signing the United States international.

German publication Sport 1 claim that Dortmund have slapped a €100 million (£88.1 million) price-tag on the 19-year-old's head, a fee that would surely rule the Lilywhites out of the race to sign him.

Dortmund's US midfielder Christian Pulisic (L) scores the 0-3 goal past Hamburg's Greek defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos during the German first division Bundesliga football match Hamburg SV...

Pulisic is a wonderful young footballer, and is widely considered as one of the hottest prospect in the game.

He has scored 11 goals and chipped in with 15 assists in 81 appearances for Dortmund in all competitions thus far. He can use both feet to an equally high standard, and his ability to play anywhere along the front-line makes him incredibly hard to mark.

Dortmund's US midfielder Christian Pulisic (L) vies for the ball with Hamburg's Bosnian defender Emir Spahic and Hamburg's Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal during the German first division...

In today's current climate, he is easily worth the £88.1 million valuation that Dortmund have placed on his head, but unfortunately for Spurs, their finances would not allow them to lay out that amount for one player...at this present moment at least.

Once they move into their new 61,000 capacity home, and their revenues increase as a consequence, they will hopefully then be able to compete financially with the biggest clubs in Europe, but it might just be too late by then, as far as bringing Pulisic to the club is concerned.

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