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Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly ready to make an offer for goalkeeper Mike Maignan.

The Lille star has been linked with a move to North London in recent weeks and speculation could be set to intensify on that front.

That’s because the Ligue 1 outfit have signed Napoli stopper Orestis Karnezis in a move which means Maignan isn’t as needed as he was last season.

As a result, the Spurs rumours look set to get stronger and Le10 Sport have reported that the Lilywhites – and Chelsea – are drawing up an offer for the 25-year-old.

If EVERY Season Had A Champions League Play-Off

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The same publication has previously reported that the French club could sell for around £18 million.

Le10 Sport adds that Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is a big fan of the former France Under-21 international, and that the Portuguese wants him as a long-term replacement for Hugo Lloris.

Lloris, who turns 34 this year, had a good end to the 2019-20 campaign, and is very much a club legend after but just finishing his eighth season, but a mistake is never far away with the World Cup winner and Mourinho is right to be looking at long-term alternatives.

It remains to be seen whether Maignan is the man to replace him, but that’s what the talk will be over the coming weeks and months.

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