Report: Tottenham targeting Gent starlet Giorgi Chakvetadze

Giorgi Chakvetadze looks dejected during the Jupiler Pro League match between KAA Gent and Sint-Truidense V.V. at Ghelamco Arena on September 16, 2018 in Gent, Belgium.

Tottenham Hotspur reportedly want Gent talent Giorgi Chakvetadze.

Giorgi Chakvetadze and Yevhenii Makarenko fight for the ball during the Jupiler Pro League match between RSC Anderlecht and KAA Gent at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on November 11, 2018...

According to Spanish newspaper Marca, Tottenham Hotspur are rivalling Barcelona for the signature of Gent playmaker Giorgi Chakvetadze, as are Bournemouth.

Chakvetadze, 19, came through the ranks of Dinamo Tbilisi in his native Georgia, notching five goals in 31 games to earn himself a 2017 move to Belgium with Gent.

 

Whilst he found the net just once last season, he has been in fine form this term, notching four goals and two assists in 15 league appearances.

With four goals in just seven Georgia caps too, Chakvetadze looks set for a huge future, and clubs are now unsurprisingly vying for his signature ahead of the January transfer window.

Marca report that Barcelona are keen on signing Chakvetadze, but face competition from two Premier League clubs, with Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth now keen as well.

Giorgi Chakvetadze of Georgia drives the ball during the UEFA Nations League D match between Georgia and Andorra at Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena on October 13, 2018 in Tbilisi, Georgia.

A skilful, creative playmaker who can play out wide or up front, Chakvetadze has major potential and a turn of pace, presenting a versatile attacking option for any club.

Spurs may hope that Mauricio Pochettino's record of developing youngsters can help win the battle, but Bournemouth are ambitious and Barcelona simply huge, making this a real battle for his signature.

Giorgi Chakvetadze looks dejected during the Jupiler Pro League match between KAA Gent and Sint-Truidense V.V. at Ghelamco Arena on September 16, 2018 in Gent, Belgium.

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