Tottenham remain in discussions with Napoli over a deal for Arkadiusz Milik but the striker would rather join Juventus, according to reports in Italy.
In recent weeks we’ve relayed a couple of stories from Italy relating to Spurs’ interest in Milik. First there was Corriere dello Sport, who claimed Tottenham are battling Atletico Madrid for Milik’s signature. Then TuttoMercatoWeb suggested the Londoners will only act on their interest if Harry Kane is sold this summer.
And now, Calcio Mercato reports that Napoli have opened talks about Milik – but the Poland international is said to be prioritising a transfer to Juventus.
Milik, who has scored 13 goals in all competitions this season, has just one year left on his contract but Napoli will apparently demand €40 million for the 26-year-old this summer. That’s a lot of money for a player who would likely function as back-up for Kane if Spurs signed him.
That said, Tottenham’s need for a reliable deputy for Kane is becoming more and more desperate, with the England captain once again struggling to rediscover his best form on the back of an injury lay-off at present.