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Tottenham Hotspur express interest in Nice striker

Tottenham Hotspur express interest in Nice striker

Tottenham weigh up move for Plea
Football Transfer Centre

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly expressed an interest in acquiring the services of French striker Alassane Plea from Nice this summer.

The 25-year-old has been a consistent performer for Nice over the past two years and he ended the previous campaign with 21 goals across all competitions including 16 in the French Ligue 1.

As a result, the Frenchman has attracted plenty of transfer interest and according to The Sun, he has been identified as a possible option to play back-up to Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane next term.

It is added that Spurs could be prepared to make an opening bid worth £23m for the marksman with Mauricio Pochettino also looking to make progress in Europe next season.

Plea has previously represented France at the Under-21 level but he has yet to step into the senior side under Didier Deschamps. He has three years left on his existing deal with Nice.