Jose Mourinho is massive fan of Tottenham Hotspur target Bertrand Traore

Bertrand Traore of Lyon and Ivan Rakitic of Barcelona battle for possession during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between FC Barcelona and Olympique Lyonnais at Nou...

Tottenham Hotspur are believed to be weighing up a move for Lyon winger Bertrand Traore.

Everton's English striker Ademola Lookman (L) vies with Lyon's Burkinabe forward Bertrand Traore during the Europa League (C3) football match Olympique Lyonnais (OL) versus Everton FC on...

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a move for Lyon winger Bertrand Traore, who Jose Mourinho was once said to be ‘crazy’ about.

TeamTalk claim that Spurs are keen on signing Traore, as Mauricio Pochettino looks to improve his side’s attack.

Spurs have been linked with a whole host of targets, but Traore is the latest name to reportedly crop up on their wishlist.


And if Tottenham do sign Traore, they will bring in a player who Mourinho is a massive fan of.

Traore actually worked with Mourinho at Chelsea earlier on his career, but made little impact at Stamford Bridge.

However, his former manager Peter Bosz suggested to the London Evening Standard back in 2015 that Mourinho had a very high opinion on the wide-man.

Jose Mourinho the head coach

"I think he's going to get to the absolute top. Jose Mourinho is crazy about him. He will give him a chance,” Bosz, who was in charge of Traore at Vitesse, said.

Mourinho never really did give Traore the opportunity that Bosz predicted, but the rapid winger has since gone on to show his worth at Lyon.

Traore has looked a major threat in France, where he has become one of the most dangerous attackers in the division.

If he was brought to Spurs he would add further depth to Pochettino’s attacking options for the upcoming season.

Bertrand Traore of Lyon during the Ligue 1 match between Bordeaux and Lyon on April 26, 2019 in Bordeaux, France.

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