Connect with us

ARTICLES

Tottenham blow in the chase for 23-year-old Serie A star as player does a U-turn

Published

on

Transfer News: Tottenham receive blow in chase for Lautaro Martinez

According to transfer news from Daily Mail, Tottenham have received a blow in their efforts to sign Lautaro Martinez. The Argentine striker from Inter Milan has expressed his desire to remain at the club and will likely renew his deal with them. Arsenal were also understood to be after Martinez.

It’s not just  Harry Kane’s situation that is bothering Spurs. Even if Kane stays back, Spurs are light on numbers in the forward line. Carlos Vinicius and Gareth Bale have departed the club after their loan spells ended last season. Now, if Kane leaves, Spurs would be left without a senior striker.

Nonetheless, Spurs have been after some strikers, just to be on the safe side. Lautaro Martinez is a name that has been doing the rounds and Tottenham even went as close to agreeing on a deal with Inter. However, Chelsea’s signing of Romelu Lukaku has put a spanner in the works.

Lautaro Martinez is a goal machine in Italy.

Lautaro Martinez is a goal machine in Italy. (imago Images)

Now, it seems Spurs might not get Martinez at all. The 23-year-old striker is said to be happy at Inter and could end up signing a new contract. Sport Italia reporter Gianluigi Longari spoke about how Martinez and his representative Alejandro Camano will sit down with the club for the same (h/t Daily Mail).

‘He doesn’t want to leave Inter. Scheduled next week [is] a meeting for talking about a contract extension.’

Martinez with Serie A title that he won with Inter last season.

Martinez with Serie A title that he won with Inter last season.

More Tottenham Hotspur News

This comes as a severe blow to Spurs, who are trying to sort out their situation with Kane. Manchester City are proving to be relentless in their pursuit of Kane and it might not be long before a move takes place. Now, with Martinez also looking to be out of reach, Spurs have a mountainous task in front of them to sign a new striker.

Full-time football fan, half-time football writer. Way too big of a Manchester United fan. GGMU.

Spurs Transfer News

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has fresh interest Tottenham. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images) Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has fresh interest Tottenham. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)
ARTICLES9 hours ago

“Foreign club”- Serie A manager makes transfer admission regarding 27-year-old Spurs target

Maurizio Sarri makes Sergej Milinkovic-Savic transfer admission amidst fresh Tottenham Hotspur interest Maurizio Sarri has conveyed his thoughts on Sergej Milinkovic-Savic leaving Lazio amidst...

Brendan Rogers sees Christian Eriksen as an ideal replacement for Youri Tielemans. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images) Brendan Rogers sees Christian Eriksen as an ideal replacement for Youri Tielemans. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images)
ARTICLES10 hours ago

30-year-old Spurs target eyed as ‘ideal replacement’ for Tielemans at Leicester

Tottenham Hotspur boss Antonio Conte dealt blow as Leicester City view Christian Eriksen as ideal Youri Tielemans replacement According to The...

Arnaut Danjuma could become a target for Tottenham. (Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP via Getty Images) Arnaut Danjuma could become a target for Tottenham. (Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP via Getty Images)
ARTICLES11 hours ago

Tottenham could target Dutch star with £64m release clause as Kane backup

Tottenham Hotspur could identify Villarreal star Arnaut Danjuma as Harry Kane backup According to Sky Sports reporter Michael Bridge via GiveMeSport (h/t The...

Tottenham will sign Cristian Romero and Dejan Kulusevski permanently this summer. Tottenham will sign Cristian Romero and Dejan Kulusevski permanently this summer.
ARTICLES12 hours ago

Journalist reveals Tottenham will make €80m transfer decision to bolster squad this summer

Fabrizio Romano: Tottenham Hotspur will sign Dejan Kulusevski and Cristian Romero on permanent transfers According to the transfer specialist Fabrizio...

Evan NDicka could be targeted by Tottenham this summer. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images) Evan NDicka could be targeted by Tottenham this summer. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)
ARTICLES14 hours ago

Tottenham linked with a summer move for 22-year-old Frenchman

Transfer News: Tottenham Hotspur could target Eintracht Frankfurt centre-back Evan Ndicka this summer According to Football.London, Tottenham Hotspur could target Eintracht...

Axel Witsel is a transfer target for Tottenham. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images) Axel Witsel is a transfer target for Tottenham. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)
ARTICLES15 hours ago

Tottenham could be leading pursuit to secure 33-year-old Bundesliga superstar’s services ahead of direct PL rivals

Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in Axel Witsel transfer race According to the German outlet DERWESTEN (h/t The Mirror), Tottenham Hotspur are apparently...

Paulo Dybala is unlikely to move to Tottenham. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP via Getty Images) Paulo Dybala is unlikely to move to Tottenham. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP via Getty Images)
ARTICLES18 hours ago

Two Tottenham superstars could scupper summer move for Paulo Dybala

Paulo Dybala unlikely to join Tottenham Hotspur even with Champions League football According to The Sun, Paulo Dybala is unlikely to join Tottenham...

Gareth Bale will leave Real Madrid this summer. (Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images) Gareth Bale will leave Real Madrid this summer. (Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images)
ARTICLES20 hours ago

Exit-bound Real Madrid star on Spurs’ radar ‘likely’ to move to England, claims agent

Tottenham Hotspur linked Gareth Bale likely to return to England after Real Madrid exit, claims agent Tottenham Hotspur linked Gareth Bale is likely to...

Lucas Moura hints at Tottenham Hotspur stay beyond this summer despite game time struggles. Lucas Moura hints at Tottenham Hotspur stay beyond this summer despite game time struggles.
ARTICLES1 day ago

“Love this club”- 29-year-old suggests he might extend his stay at Tottenham

Lucas Moura hints at Tottenham Hotspur stay beyond this summer despite game time struggles Lucas Moura has suggested that he could stay with...

Tottenham Hotspur transfer target Paulo Dybala breaks silence on summer exit from Juventus. Tottenham Hotspur transfer target Paulo Dybala breaks silence on summer exit from Juventus.
ARTICLES1 day ago

“Last goodbye”- 28-year-old Serie A superstar confirms summer departure amidst Tottenham interest

Tottenham Hotspur transfer target Paulo Dybala breaks silence on summer exit from Juventus Tottenham Hotspur target Paulo Dybala has issued his first message confirming...