Report: Tottenham Hotspur star Mousa Dembele on Juventus radar

Mousa Dembele of Tottenham during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at Wembley Stadium on April 30, 2018 in London, England.

Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele has been linked with an exit in recent months.

Mousa Dembele of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane on January 14, 2017 in London, England.

Tottenham Hotspur star Mousa Dembele is reported to be a January transfer target for Juventus.

The midfielder is a Spurs fan favourite, clocking up 249 appearances for the North London club since his 2012 move from Fulham.

However, Dembele is expected to be out until the New Year after sustaining ligament damage to his right ankle in last weekend's 3-2 win at Wolves.

 

And some Tottenham fans are now fearing that they may have seen the last of the Belgian maestro in a Lilywhites shirt, with the reopening of the transfer window on the horizon.

Dembele's contract runs out at the end of the season and, with no extension yet agreed, Mauricio Pochettino and Daniel Levy could look to cash in on him in January rather than losing him for nothing in the summer.

Reports have already surfaced linking the player with a move to China, but Corriere dello Sport has now claimed that he could be on his way to Serie A.

Head coach Massimiliano Allegri of AC Milan looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group H match Between FC Barcelona and AC Milan at Camp Nou on November 6, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Bianconeri boss Massimiliano Allegri is understood to be seeking reinforcements in midfield following injuries to Sami Khedira and Emre Can, and Dembele has reportedly been earmarked as a good fit for Juve.

The 31-year-old, who has made 10 Premier League appearances this season, will be free to discuss terms with foreign clubs in two months, although Juve could leapfrog the queue by paying to sign him in the January window.

Mousa Dembele of Tottenham Hotspur waves to the fans during the warm-up before the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at American Express Community...

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