According to the London Evening Standard, Tottenham Hotspur have offered a new deal to Fernando Llorente – but they haven't even heard back from him.
Unfortunately, Llorente has never really excelled with Spurs, and recorded just 13 goals in 66 outings for the club – though one goal was more important than any other, scoring against Manchester City to send Spurs into the last four of the Champions League.
The Spaniard's £100,000-a-week contract ended on June 30th, meaning he has been a free agent for more than a month now, and is still on the lookout for a new club.
It's now believed that Spurs have actually made him a new contract on reduced terms, but the striker and his agents have seemingly blanked the offer, as Tottenham haven't even heard back from him.
Mauricio Pochettino is now unlikely to sign Llorente regardless, as he's been impressed with teenager Troy Parrott, and may use him as backup to Kane this season.
A move to Italy now seems likely for Llorente, who at 34 is ultimately winding down his career, and may only be considered as a depth target man wherever he goes.
Spurs would have liked Llorente to provide cover for Kane for another year, but that won't be happening, and it remains to be seen whether Parrott can make the step up.
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