Report: Tottenham's Mousa Dembele to be offered £160,000-a-week exit

Mousa Dembele of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton at Wembley Stadium on January 13, 2018 in London, England.

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele is attracting attention from the Chinese Super League.

Mousa Dembele of Tottenham in action during the pre-season match between Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus at Wembley Stadium on August 5, 2017 in London, England.

According to a report from The Sun, Tottenham's desire to keep Mousa Dembele may be put to the test by Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan before their transfer deadline later this month.

Dembele has been a focal point of Spurs' midfield during Mauricio Pochettino's time with the club, and the Belgian reminded supporters of how influential he remains, despite his battles with injury, as he played a starring role in the North London derby win over Arsenal at the weekend.

Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembele (L) and Dortmund's Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group H football match...

Nevertheless, The Sun reports that Beijing Guoan are considering making a move and are willing to offer the 30-year-old a three-year contract worth £160,000 a week - more than double what the former Fulham ace earns at the moment.

The Sun adds that Tottenham have no plans to sell Dembele, so it would perhaps fair to suggest that it would be down to the player to make it clear that he wants to go if he wants to secure a move away from the Premier League this month.

Tottenham's Argentinian coach Mauricio Pochettino looks on during a training session at Allianz Stadium in Turin on February 12, 2017 on the eve of their UEFA Champions League football...

Would Dembele want to go?

Given that Dembele has been such a key part of Tottenham's squad and journey over the last few years, it certainly seems extremely difficult to imagine that he would not want to stay and spend as long as he can contributing to the team in the hope that he can help Spurs clear that final hurdle that is separating them from becoming regular trophy winners.

The North London derby proves that he definitely has plenty to offer Pochettino's side, so it would be a huge shock if he was particularly tempted by the offer. Though if he is keen to make as much money as possible before the end of his career, he may struggle to not give the offer some serious thought. 

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