Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente will considering leaving Tottenham and returning to his former club Athletic Bilbao this summer, according to multiple reports.

Llorente scored 118 goals in over 300 games for Bilbao before joining Juventus in 2013.

A successful season at Swansea City followed, which attracted interest from Spurs last summer.

But the 33-year-old has struggled for game time at Tottenham, scoring only five goals in 29 appearances – mostly from the bench.

As a result, Llorente is expected to leave the Londoners at the end of the season, and the Mirror claims Bilbao are interested in re-signing their former player.

Spanish outlet Marca echoes those reports, suggesting Llorente would be keen to return to his old club.

Vincent Janssen is also likely to leave Spurs this summer, meaning Mauricio Pochettino might be in the market for a new deputy for Harry Kane.

Heung-Min Son filled that role impressively during Kane’s injury absence last month, but Tottenham are expected to make a move for a new attacker.

Whether that player will be a traditional No.9 or a more versatile forward remains to be seen – I think it’s more likely to be the latter.



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