Tottenham should swoop in and sign Henry Onyekuru after West Ham's £9m bid

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino before the match

West Ham United are strongly linked with Henry Onyekuru but Tottenham Hotspur could do with another attacker of his ability.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

As reported by Own Goal Nigeria earlier this week, West Ham United have made an improved £9million offer for Eupen attacker Henry Onyekuru, but why are Tottenham Hotspur not showing more of an interest in a player who could be perfect for them.

West Ham are not the only side in need of additional fire-power next season, and following claims from the same report that his current club do not view the Hammers as 'glamorous' enough for the 20-year-old, Tottenham should chance their hand for a young goal-scorer who could be one of the bargains of the summer.

While it may take £10million or more to ultimately get a deal over the line, Onyekuru's innate talent means he would justify that outlay in no time.

Tottenham may have Harry Kane on their books, while Heung-min Son has proved his critics wrong in emphatic fashion, but if they want to challenge on four fronts next season they need another striker.

At 20, Onyekuru is perfect for them, versatile enough to operate not only up front but also on either wing or as a secondary striker, and when you consider all but five of his goals last time out came from the left flank, one wonders why Tottenham are not swooping in and doing a deal before it is too late.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy

With Champions League football on offer, Onyekuru may well choose Mauricio Pochettino's side over the Hammers, even if the latter could offer him more regular first-team football.

After all, Onyekuru could be the answer to a whole host of problems over an entire season in North London, and when you consider Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy's eye for a bargain, it would be strange if he lets this particular one slip by unless he has some superb alternatives in the mix.

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