Tottenham Hotspur started the season with a 1-0 home defeat to Everton – and it may just spark them into finding a striker.

Spurs were flat and lethargic throughout, and fell to a Dominic Calvert-Lewin header from Lucas Digne’s second half free kick.

Tottenham offered little throughout, and ultimately got what they deserved in a dismal display.

Harry Kane was barely given any service going forward, and Tottenham have still yet to bring in the competition that Jose Mourinho wants up top.

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A big, physical target man would be ideal, and it now seems that Spurs have identified one to bring in.

Trabzonspor president Ahmet Agaoglu has told Fanatik that striker Alexander Sorloth wants to leave, and talks with Tottenham are imminent.

Agaoglu noted that RB Leipzig are in the mix too, but this could be complicated given that Sorloth is only halfway through a two-year loan spell from Crystal Palace.

“Sorloth wants to go. But there is no way that we will agree immediately for every player who wants to leave,” said Agaoglu. “We are meeting with Leipzig and Tottenham, ourselves and Crystal Palace. We are both entitled to this transfer, we will act in Trabzonspor’s best interests,” he added.

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Sorloth, 24, joined Palace from FC Midtjylland in January 2018, but scored just once in 20 games for the club before heading to Trabzonspor last summer.

Since heading to Turkey, the Norwegian international has been a goal machine, smashing 33 goals in 49 games whilst become a wanted man.

Palace and Trabzonspor now have terms to thrash out, but at 6ft 5in tall, he fits the bill for Jose Mourinho – though his lack of success in the Premier League will be a concern.

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