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Tottenham interested in Bayern starlet Mathys Tel

Tottenham Hotspur are interested in Bayern Munich attacker Mathys Tel, according to The Telegraph.

The Bavarian giants could use the Frenchman as a bargaining chip to sign Harry Kane.

Tel joined Bayern in a deal worth around €20 million last summer, and even though he got only one Bundesliga start, he impressed for Die Rekordmeister. 

He netted five goals and created one big chance in 22 Bundesliga appearances. Tel also scored once in the DFB Pokal. 

The Frenchman is a youth international, bagging over 15 goals in 21 appearances across their various teams. 

Tel is a promising and exciting talent still finding his feet in senior men’s football, but the talent is there for all to see and has attracted the attention of Spurs.

The expectation was that Tel would provide cover for whichever world-class centre-forward Bayern signed this summer. 

However, the Bundesliga champions may let him go on loan or permanently to help their pursuit of Kane.

Bayern have made the England international their top transfer target going into the summer transfer window and are continuing talks to sign him.

Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has placed a £120 million valuation for the striker, who turns 30 today, but Bayern have no interest in paying that sum.

The German club know they can wait until January and sign him up on a pre-contract if he stays at Tottenham. He has only 12 months on his deal and can leave for free next summer.

However, they will make one more push to sign Kane and have sent a delegation of two of their top brass to head to London to try and close the deal.

They will be optimistic they can get the deal through but must be wary of the interest from Paris Saint-Germain.

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