As we've known for quite some time, Spurs are scouring the market for attacking talent to help out Harry Kane. We saw the lack of depth show it's ugly face at the weekend when the main substitutes off the bench while down a goal were Ryan Mason and Erik Lamela. According to Goal.com's Greg Stobart, that help could be on it's way.
Tottenham are in talks to sign three different attackers according to Stobart's report.
Firstly and most likely is 21-year-old Lyon striker Clinton N'Jie. Spurs and Daniel Levy are hopeful of completing the signing of the Cameroon international for a reported fee of £10.6 million. N'Jie is a pacey attacker capable of playing up top or on the wing. Lyon are set to complete the signing of Mathieu Valbuena which could be the move to lead to a transfer for N'Jie.
Next on the attacking wishlist is Manchester United striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez. The talented Mexican international spend the second half of last season on loan with Real Madrid and looks to be buried on the depth chart under Louis van Gaal. Hernandez was linked to a move to Major League Soccer earlier in the transfer window, but a move never materialized. Am official bid for the 27-year-old is expected from Spurs soon for around £10 million.
Finally the name most Spurs supporters have been clamoring for all summer. West Brom's Saido Berahino is the third attacking player that Daniel Levy has his sights set on. It seems that the 22-year-old England international has been the talk of the window and is a wanted many by many clubs, including Manchester City. Spurs are still very much in the race to sign him but aren't willing to pay the £25 million price tag the Baggies have placed on the striker.
With Emmanuel Adebayor, Roberto Soldado, and Aaron Lennon all expected to leave the club before the window Spurs will undoubtedly need to sign at least one attacking player. N'Jie seems the best bet to happen, while Hernandez and Berahino are less likely.
Berahino is the more attractive of the options, but Hernandez is an experienced Premier League striker with a proven track record of being able to score goals. Both players would help Spurs immensely, but they have to make sure not to overpay for either.