Forget Zaha and Martial, Leicester's Demarai Gray would be a bargain for Tottenham

Demarai Gray of Leicester City at Worthersee Stadion ahead of the pre-season friendly match between Leicester City and Udinese at Worthersee Stadion on July 28, 2018 in Klagenfurt, Austria.

Tottenham Hotspur should consider a move for the Leicester City ace.

Demarai Gray of Leicester City (R) celebrates scoring his sides first goal with Daniel Drinkwater of Leicester City (L) during the Premier League match between Manchester United and...

According to a report from Spanish media outlet Marca, Valencia are thought to be very interested in signing Leicester winger Demarai Gray, but surely Tottenham should be challenging the La Liga club for his signature. 

Spurs are thought to be desperate to sign an established winger, with reports suggesting that they are interested in signing either Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha or Manchester United's Anthony Martial.

Both of those players would cost upwards of £60 million, however, and that kind of money might just be too much for the Lilywhites to splash out on one player.

 

Tottenham might just be better served in switching targets to Demarai Gray, who could be available for just £26.7 million this summer, according to Marca.

Spurs have been interested in signing the 22-year-old before, with ESPN reporting in April that Pochettino is a big fan of the 2016 Premier League title winner.

Gray possesses explosive pace, and plays with a certain type of directness that would undoubtedly help Tottenham improve upon the potency of their play in the final third.

Demarai Gray of Leicester City reacts during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium on May 13, 2018 in London, England.

He is also still very young, and has plenty of years left ahead of him - something that would surely appeal to Pochettino, what with his penchant for signing young players with plenty of potential, and moulding them into stars of the future.

In today's day and age, £26.7 million for a player with Gray's ability represents excellent value for money, and Tottenham might just be better served in moving for the Leicester ace, rather than Zaha or Martial.

Demarai Gray of Leicester looks on during the preseason friendly match between Leicester City and Borussia Moenchengladbach at The King Power Stadium on August 4, 2017 in Leicester, United...

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