The Daily Mail reports today that we are considering making an improved bid for the teenage striker Romelu Lukaku, having had an offer of £17.5m turned down in the summer.
Lukaku is only 17 years old, but has already scored 25 goals for his club Anderlecht in 58 appearances. He is 6ft 4″ tall and has been hailed as the new Didier Drogba.
It seems a lot of money to offer for such a young player, but his goalscoring credentials can’t be argued with and he has already been capped by Belgium. Taking a gamble at an early stage may be the only way that Spurs could get this player, as he is being courted by some of the biggest clubs in Europe.
Here’s the lad in action: