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Tottenham willing to buy Barcelona star Franck Kessie

The upcoming summer will see Tottenham Hotspur improving their midfield department.

Reports in the British media claim that Tottenham are willing to buy Barcelona midfielder Franck Kessie.

The 26-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

The Ivory Coast international joined Barcelona from AC Milan on a free transfer in July 2022. His contract expires in the summer of 2026.

The midfielder has banged in two goals and provided three assists in 31 matches for Barcelona this term on all fronts.

Franck Kessie
Franck Kessie

He is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Ivory Coast. Kessie has scored 7 goals in 60 matches for Ivory Coast at senior level.

Franck Kessie is one of the more likely players to be offloaded by Barcelona this summer and the list of suitors in the Ivory Coast international continues to grow.

By the club’s own admission, Barcelona midfielder is Tottenham Hotspur’s transfer target.

Someone with Kessie’s skillset will undoubtedly add more quality to Antonio Conte‘s midfield.

The Spurs are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.

Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur

The former AC Milan man has the talent to play many roles in midfield.

According to the report, “Tottenham manager Antonio Conte ‘has not given up’ on signing Barcelona midfielder Franck Kessie for Spurs in the summer. That’s according to Mundo Deportivo, who say that the Italian managed ‘knows him perfectly’ from his time in Serie A and is ‘crazy’ about getting a deal over the line. The newspaper explains that Kessie could be on the market this summer after a season in which he has not featured as much as most had expected.”

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The Spurs are showing interest in signing midfielder, but will have to dig deep to land him.

Barcelona will be ready to part ways with the midfielder should the right offer arrives.

Good signing for Tottenham Hotspur?

If Franck Kessie is available for the right price, then he could be a clever acquisition for Tottenham.

Franck Kessie has all the skillset required to be a success story at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Therefore, it makes sense for Antonio Conte to step up his attempts to bring the Ivory Coast midfielder to Premier League side.

It will be interesting to see what happens when Tottenham come calling for Kessie this summer.

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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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