Reportedly available for £44m, should Tottenham make Julian Weigl their number one target?

Julian Weigl of Borussia Dortmund and Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur at Signal...

The Borussia Dortmund star would be a superb addition to the Tottenham Hotspur squad.

Mauricio Pochettino manager

Mauricio Pochettino has a lot of work to do at Tottenham this summer, if he is to guide his side to their first major trophy since their League Cup win in 2008.

One particular area where the Argentine will want to strengthen is his central midfield department, with Mousa Dembele's future in north London far from certain.

With this in mind, Spurs should consider a move for Borussia Dortmund ace Julian Weigl, who is attracting interest from Manchester City, according to Spanish media outlet Don Balon.

Germany's goalkeeper Bernd Leno and Germany's midfielder Julian Weigl (R) celebrate with teammates at the end of the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match between Germany and Slovakia at...

The 22-year-old joined Dortmund from 1860 Munich in the summer of 2015, and he has gone on to establish himself as one of the Bundesliga's best holding midfielders.

Weigl has gone on to make 127 appearances for Dortmund, displaying a certain level of maturity that defies his tender years, as well as exceptional technical ability when in possession of the football.

The Germany international would fit perfectly into Pochettino's system at Tottenham, and would be the ideal long-term successor to Mousa Dembele in the heart of the Spurs engine room.

Dortmund's German midfielder Julian Weigl plays the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Dortmund vs Hanover 96, in Dortmund, western Germany, on March...

According to German publication Bild, Dortmund would be willing to sell Weigl for €50 million (£44 million), and in today's day and age, that would actually represent good value for money for Spurs.

The 22-year-old would add a touch of class combined with experienced discipline to Tottenham's setup, and Pochettino should prioritise the signing of the German over everything else this summer.

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