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Tottenham Hotspur set to sign Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke

Tottenham are gearing up for a last-minute swoop to acquire Bournemouth‘s Dominic Solanke as the January transfer window inches closer to its conclusion.

Up to this point, Bournemouth have firmly resisted any notion of parting ways with Solanke. However, there are subtle indications that Tottenham could present an offer compelling enough for the club to contemplate a deal within the next 24 hours.

Dominic Solanke
Dominic Solanke

Solanke, primarily recognized as a striker, boasts the versatility to also function as an attacking midfielder or a winger, adding an extra dimension to his gameplay.

Within his tenure at Bournemouth, Solanke has showcased his prowess in 198 games, netting an impressive 70 goals and contributing 29 assists. His commendable performance has undoubtedly caught the attention of potential suitors like Tottenham.

Notably, Solanke has donned the England national team jersey in a solitary appearance. In November 2017, he received his inaugural call-up, featuring in a friendly clash against Brazil at the iconic Wembley Stadium.

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For Bournemouth, the pivotal consideration comes in the form of the asking price for Solanke, speculated to hover between 55-60 million euros. This figure could be the tipping point that persuades Bournemouth to reconsider their stance and entertain the prospect of a transfer.

Complicating matters for potential suitors, Bournemouth holds a strong negotiating position due to Solanke’s contractual commitment extending until 2027. This longevity in his contract provides the Cherries with a level of comfort and lessens the urgency to offload the talented player.

Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur

In response to the potential departure of Solanke, recent reports suggest that Bournemouth has already begun scouting for suitable replacements. This proactive approach underscores the club’s awareness of the transfer market dynamics and their readiness to navigate potential changes to their squad.

As the transfer window countdown continues, all eyes are on Tottenham and whether they can craft an enticing offer that prompts Bournemouth to reconsider their stance on parting ways with Dominic Solanke. The intricate dance of negotiations, coupled with Solanke’s impressive track record, makes this late transfer bid one of the captivating narratives in the current football landscape.

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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.

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