"I had meetings with Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Everton and many other clubs. He is in the shortlist. However, not as a top candidate, because his exact position is unclear. In my opinion he is a player worth 60 million euros."
Gbamin can operate as a centre-back and a deep-lying midfielder, and he has impressed for Mainz over the past three years.
His versatility will surely appeal to both Tottenham and Liverpool, although the £54 million price-tag placed on his head by his agent might prove problematic.
The five-capped Ivory Coast international seemed to hint that he could be moving to the Premier League, however, responding when asked whether he will be heading to England on holiday this summer, as quoted by Football.London:
"No, maybe later to work."
Both Tottenham and Liverpool are expected to be busy this summer, but as things stand, a move to sign Gbamin seems to be well down their list of priorities.
According to the latest round of reports, Spurs are heavily interested in Tanguy Ndombele and Giovani Lo Celso (Daily Mail), whilst the Reds are believed to be in the market for another attacker and a left-back.
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