Mauricio Pochettino has set his sights on securing a new striker as his primary objective in the upcoming year. The club is actively exploring options, and one prominent name in the mix is Feyenoord’s prolific striker, Santiago Gimenez.
The Mexican international has been in stellar form, impressively notching up 15 goals in 15 games across various competitions for the Dutch giants.
Despite his outstanding performance, Gimenez is tied to Feyenoord until 2027, placing the club in a strong negotiating position.
Transfermarkt.com currently values the striker at €40 million, underlining his significant market worth.
With a track record of 23 appearances for Mexico, where he found the net four times, Gimenez brings both talent and experience to the table.
Feyenoord’s advantageous position allows them to command a substantial fee for Gimenez’s services. Reports suggest that a fee in the region of €40 million is the starting point, with potential additional clauses to be negotiated.
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However, the pursuit of Gimenez is shaping up to be a competitive affair, with several English clubs expressing interest. Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, West Ham, and Fulham have all entered the fray, setting the stage for a potential bidding war for the 22-year-old frontman.
Gimenez possesses the qualities that make him well-suited for the demands of the English top flight, heightening the competition for his signature.
As the saga unfolds, it remains uncertain which club will ultimately secure the services of the promising striker, adding an element of suspense to this evolving transfer story.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.