Paratici going all out to appease Conte, Kane with £75m new partner for Tottenham talisman

Fabio Paratici is ready to go to great lengths to bring a new strike partner to Tottenham for Harry Kane, while Friday’s Euro Paper Talk claims Arsenal have joined the race to sign a Bundesliga midfielder.

PARATICI WILL GIVE KANE A NEW STRIKE PARTNER

Tottenham sporting director Fabio Paratici is reportedly ready to go to great lengths to bring Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez to north London as Harry Kane’s new strike partner.

Antonio Conte has done wonders for a Spurs team that was going nowhere fast under Nuno Espirito Santo. taking them to fourth place in the Premier League table.

And now that rumors of Kane’s departure from the club have died down, attention has turned to building a better team around the England captain.

To that end, football transfers states that tottenham they are pushing to sign Martinez again.

The Argentina international is known to be eyeing a move this summer, with Inter eyeing another Spurs target, Paulo Dybala, as his replacement.

Martinezwho has been called a ‘complete’ and ‘spectacular’ figurehead by none other than Lionel Messi for his qualities, has scored 14 goals for Inter this season.

Martinez will not come cheap

The Nerazzurri are believed to value Martinez at around £75m, although it will almost certainly be more than Daniel Levy wants to pay.

Where Martinez will play is also a bit of a mystery, given Conte’s preference for playing with all three forwards. Prolific Son Heung-Min and January signing Dejan Kulusevski are thriving at wide positions.

Martinez has the quality to play a deeper role, though that’s where Kane has excelled this term as well.

Despite that, adding a player of Martinez’s quality to an already lethal attacking trio can only be a good thing.

ARSENAL MAKES CONTACT OVER DEFENDER TREATMENT

Arsenal have joined Leeds and Everton in the race to sign Hoffenheim midfielder Florian Grillitsch on a free transfer.

Juventus are considering Chelsea number 2 Kepa Arrizabalaga as their future goalkeeper. (signings)

James Rodríguez is interested in signing for Atlético de Madrid this summer. (Sports world)

Barcelona sporting director Mateu Alemany has denied “any agreement” with Bayern Munich and Polish striker Robert Lewandowski for a summer transfer. The 33-year-old has a contract with Bayern until the summer of 2023. (Brand)

Former Tottenham defender Juan Foyth has become a possible target for Real Madrid after his impressive form for Villarreal. (signings)

Barcelona have been impressed by Luuk de Jongare looking to extend his loan from Sevilla. (Sport)

ARSENAL MAKES CONTACT OVER DEFENDER TREATMENT

Aurelien Tchouameni and Marco Verratti

Real Madrid are confident of signing AS Monaco star Aurelien Tchouameni despite interest from Man United, Liverpool and Chelsea. (WHAT)

Arsenal have entered the race for Galatasaray winger Kerem Akturkoglu, who is reportedly on Tottenham’s radar.. (Star Diary)

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo says manager Diego Simeone is not under fire after his team’s elimination from the Champions League. (ESPN Soccer)

Croatian midfielder Luka Modric has two offers – one from Juventus and one from Qatar – if he decides to leave Real Madrid when his contract expires in the summer. (WHAT)

Borussia Dortmund have made their way in their search for Red Bull Salzburg’s German striker Karim Adeyemi, who Liverpool also want. (Sky Germany)

AND MORE EURO TRANSFER GOSSIP

Italian international Andrea Belotti kissing the Euro 2020 trophy

Torino president Urbano Cairo believes striker Andrea Belotti could leave the club for free in the summer. (Tuttomercatoweb)

German rivals Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are fighting for left-handed central defender Nico Schlotterbeck. (Kicker)

Juventus have officially confirmed a one-year contract extension for Juan Cuadrado, who has been linked with Tottenham. (Football Italy)

Lazio are hopeful of securing the signing of Alessio Romagnoli from AC Milan in the coming weeks. (Calciomarket)

Juventus want to sign Nahuel Molina from Udinese and Giacomo Raspadori from Sassuolo this summer. (transfer market)

Feyenoord striker Alireza Jahanbakhsh admits he didn’t think twice about moving to the club from Brighton in the summer. (Hand in hand magazine)

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