Tottenham Hotspur should make a move for the Bayer Leverkusen youngster.
It seems for all the world that Christian Erisken will be leaving Tottenham this summer.
The Dane has just one year remaining on his current deal at Spurs, and it would be a huge surprise to see Daniel Levy risk losing him for nothing next year by keeping hold of him.
If Eriksen does in fact leave for pastures new, Mauricio Pochettino will obviously have to bring in an able-bodied replacement, and the perfect option for Tottenham would be Bayer Leverkusen youngster Kai Havertz.
The 19-year-old is an attacking midfielder by trade, but he can also play on the wings, and he has exceptional technique combined with a keen eye for a killer pass.
He enjoyed a wonderful campaign with Leverkusen last season, racking up 20 goals and seven assists in 42 appearances in all competitions, and that kind of attacking output would help Tottenham fans quickly forget about Eriksen.
The Germany international perfectly fits the profile of a typical Pochettino signing. He is young, has tremendous potential, and is already cool and composed when in possession of the football.
One problem for Spurs, however, could be his price-tag.
According to German media outlet Bulinews, Havertz is valued at €60 million (£53 million), and that would be a substantial chunk of money for a club like Tottenham.
Should they receive £80m for Eriksen, however, as reported by the Sun, they will easily be able to afford the 19-year-old German.
And if Pochettino does bring Havertz to north London, it could turn out to be a signing of real significance for Tottenham.
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