Tottenham are interested in signing Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik but face competition from Atletico Madrid, according to reports in Italy.

Milik, whose contract expires at the end of next season, has struggled with injuries during his time at Napoli but has been in good goalscoring form this season, finding the net 12 times across all competitions including nine strikes in 16 Serie A appearances.

Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport reports the 26-year-old will definitely be leaving Napoli after failing to come to an agreement over a contract extension. The story claims Spurs and Atletico Madrid are both keen.

It is believed Milik is valued at €50 million (around £44.8m) by Napoli, which is a lot for a player with just one year remaining on his current deal. And with the financial uncertainty caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, his price will surely come down.

However, since Corriere dello Sport’s story was published over the weekend, Spanish outlet Todofichajes has suggested Juventus have joined the race to sign Milik and are already in negotiations to buy the Poland international. Whether Tottenham can genuinely compete with Juventus is up for debate.



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