Daniel Levy has heard our cries for a striker, and Harry Redknapp is trying to get one. News has come out today that Tottenham Hotspur bid for both Newcastle's Andy Carroll and Athletic Bilbao's Fernando Llorente. Reportedly, both bids were in the neighborhood of £25m, and both bids were rejected.
Llorente and Carroll are fairly similar players, and both would fill Tottenham's biggest need - a complete striker. Llorente has more pace and skill that Carroll, while Carroll is certainly the bigger and stronger of the two men. Carroll has the added bonus of youth and Premier League experience, though Llorente is still young enough to be worth big money at just 25 years old.
It's not surprising that Newcastle and Bilbao rejected our initial bids, but I feel like both players could be pried away from their teams for £30m or less. Spurs fans, what do you think? Is either Fernando Llorente or Andy Carroll worth £30m?