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Good news for Pochettino as AC Milan willing to sell 22-year-old Tottenham target as they eye Federico Chiesa



Franck Kessie

Franck Kessie

Tottenham transfer news: Spurs target Franck Kessie could be sold by AC Milan

Franck Kessie joined AC Milan on a two-year loan, and Tuttosport (h/t claims that the Italian giants could sell the midfielder to fund a move for Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa.

The report adds that Milan are obliged to purchase Kessie at the end of his two-year loan but want to sell him for double the €20m they would have to pay for him.

Another Italian outlet, Tuttomercatoweb (h/t claims that Spurs were in contact with the player’s representatives during February.

Spurs didn’t sign a player in the winter window, however, we did sell Mousa Dembele. The reports adds that the 22-year-old Kessie could be seen as a replacement for the Belgian.

Mousa Dembele Tottenham

Mousa Dembele

Kessie a top prospect in Europe

The 22-year-old Ivorian is one of the brightest sparks in the Italian game and plays mostly as a deep-lying midfielder.

Kessie has four goals and one assist from 24 Serie A games and it will be interesting to see if we make a bid for him in the summer window.

Tottenham need to add quality to a thin side and Mauricio Pochettino could develop Kessie’s game in the coming years.

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A midfield pairing of Harry Winks and Kessie could be one that dominates the opposition. Moussa Sissoko has also had a fantastic season for us this season. The midfield has a been a problem for us this season with several injuries to our stars too.