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Tottenham want £25m Chelsea transfer target Gabriel Barbosa to replace injured Harry Kane

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is looking for a replacement for the injured Harry Kane and believe Inter Milan striker Gabriel Barbosa could be the ideal back-up. Related articles
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Tottenham decide transfer stance on AC Milan star Krzysztof Piatek According to the Mirror, Spurs are considering making a move for Barbosa, due to Kane’s expected long-term absence.

The good news for Spurs is that Barbosa is reportedly pondering making a move to the Premier League.The 23-year-old spent last season on loan at Flamengo and was in fantastic form as he scored 25 goals in 29 games.And the Brazilian side were interested in signing the young striker but have been priced out of a move as Inter Milan have placed a £25million (€30m) price tag on Barbosa.

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Tottenham transfer news: Spurs see Gabriel Barbosa as an ideal back-up for Harry Kane (Image: GETTY)However, his goalscoring prowess has attracted the attention of a number of top European teams.

Express Sport understands Chelsea are in for Barbosa this month and West Ham have also expressed interest in the forward.Mourinho wants to add another striker to his line up as Kane is expected to be sidelined until April.DON’T MISSMan Utd prepare £60m Arkadiusz Milik transfer bid as Solskjaer reacts to Man City defeat [TRANSFER NEWS]Chelsea have Nathan Ake deadline if they want to activate £40m Bournemouth transfer clause [TRANSFER NEWS]Arsenal fans plead with Samuel Umtiti to make transfer after Alexandre Lacazette comment [TRANSFER NEWS] Related articles
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After the operation Kane posted an update suggest it had gone well.Surgery went very well,” Kane said on Twitter.“First day of recovery starts now!Mourinho knew that transfer funds were going to be limited when he took over at Tottenham and the Portuguese coach reiterated this point ahead of the club’s game against Liverpool on Saturday.

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Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho faces Man Utd January transfer battle Liverpool needed a goalkeeper, did they go to an old goalkeeper? Did they go to a young goalkeeper? Someone to compete with Mignolet or Karius? No.

. They went to one of the three best goalkeepers in the world,” Mourinho said.How many windows they needed to resolve that? One. Depends on the situation.We are a different club, we have to do it.....

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