Reported Tottenham and Liverpool target Jean Philippe Gbamin hints at Premier League switch

Jean-Philippe Gbamin of 1. FSV Mainz 05 and Marco Reus of Borussia Dortmund battle for the ball during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and 1. FSV Mainz 05 at Signal Iduna...

The Mainz star's agent suggested that Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool want to sign his client.

Jean-Philippe Gbamin of 1. FSV Mainz 05 looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and 1. FSV Mainz 05 at Allianz Arena on March 17, 2019 in Munich, Germany.

Reported Tottenham and Liverpool target Jean Philippe Gbamin hinted that he could be moving to the Premier League this summer, buy suggesting that he could be heading to England to work.

The 23-year-old's agent Bernard Collignon suggested earlier this week that he has held talks with Spurs and the Reds, when speaking exclusively to Fussball Transfers:

"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:

Jean-Philippe Gbamin of 1. FSV Mainz 05 looks on during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and 1. FSV Mainz 05 at Signal Iduna Park on April 13, 2019 in Dortmund, Germany.

"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.

Jean-Philippe Gbamin of 1. FSV Mainz 05 and Jadon Sancho of Borussia Dortmund battle for the ball during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and 1. FSV Mainz 05 at Signal Iduna...

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