Tottenham reportedly target Icardi and Pulisic; double-deal would make Spurs a force

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino looks on before the UEFA Champions League group H match between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium on September 13,...

Could Spurs really lure Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi and Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Christian Pulisic to the Premier League this summer?

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur speaks to the media during the press conference at Allianz Stadium on February 12, 2018 in Turin, Italy.

Mauricio Pochettino has made it pretty clear that he wants to see some more ambition at Tottenham Hotspur after years of punching above their weight at the top end of the Premier League.

Spurs have continued to thrive, standing shoulder to shoulder with the big boys despite the huge fees being spent in the transfer market by Liverpool and the two Manchester giants. But if latest reports are anything to go by, there could be a big change in North London this summer with Spurs now seemingly set to splash the cash to ensure they don’t get left behind.

Corriere dello Sport state that Spurs are genuinely interested in signing Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan, despite the fact the Argentine has a £96 million release clause in his contract.

Mauro Icardi of Inter celebrate after penaltyduring the serie A match between UC Sampdoria and FC Internazionale at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on March 18, 2018 in Genoa, Italy.

The Inter captain, however, has himself admitted that he could be sold this summer due to Financial Fair Play restrictions with Inter set to miss out on the Champions League yet again. Icardi is one of the world’s best strikers, netting 28 goals in 2017/18.

If he does arrive, you could even argue that Harry Kane’s status as Tottenham’s star striker could come under real threat.

This report comes just two days after Calcio Insider claimed that Spurs were willing to meet Dortmund’s asking price for the USA sensational Christian Pulisic, who is believed to be valued at around £40 million.

Christian Pulisic #10 of the United States reacts to a goal during the final round qualifying match against Panama for the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Orlando City Stadium on October 6, 2017 in...

Despite being just 19 years of age, Pulisic is one of Dortmund’s star men and scored or assisted nine Bundesliga goals last season.

Imagine for a second that Tottenham could bring both Icardi and Pulisic to North London. Not only would Spurs be making one hell of a statement, they would also be revolutionising their attack with two genuinely top class players.

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