Report: £600,000 offer made for Diouf, linked to Tottenham last week

Moise Kean of Italy (L) scores past France's goalkeeper Yehvann Diouf during the football 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship semifinal match Italy vs France in Vaasa, Finland on July...

Tottenham are reportedly watching Diouf at the Under-19 Championships.

French newspaper L'Equipe have claimed that German Bundesliga side Stuttgart have tabled a £600,000 offer to sign goalkeeper Yehvann Diouf from second-tier outfit Troyes.

This comes just a week after L'Equipe claimed that Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham Hotspur scouts were in attendance to watch the 18-year-old stopper feature for France at the Under-19 European Championships in Finland.

France lost their opening game with Diouf in goal, but the impressive stopper has since kept two clean sheets with his side's attackers going all out. It has seen them beat Turkey 5-0, before doing the same to England.

However, France and Diouf lost in the semi-finals of the competition, going down 2-0 to Italy. The final between Italy and Portugal takes place on Saturday, but Spurs scouts will surely have been impressed by Diouf.

Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino (C) speaking with former NBA star and Tottenham fan Steve Nashn during a training session at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles,...

However, Spurs may be about to miss out on the youngster, with Stuttgart tabling a six-figure offer that could indeed be accepted. Troyes will want to cash in, with less than 12 months remaining on Diouf's contract.

Spurs already boast three first-team goalkeepers in Hugo Lloris, Michel Vorm and Paulo Gazzaniga, but Diouf could be seen as compatriot Lloris's long-term replacement and a move to north London could certainly aid his development.

Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris celebrates during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at Wembley Stadium on May 9, 2018 in London, England.

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