Tottenham chase £13m Barcelona starlet although face competition from Premier League rivals

Tottenham are reportedly keen on signing Barcelona ace Munir, although reports in Spain suggest a potential buy-back clause is proving problematic.

The 20-year-old has scored 10 goals in 43 appearances for the Catalan giants, but a lack of first-team football moving forward could force him to consider his options.

With Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar ahead of him in the pecking order, and rightly so, it’s evident that he won’t be first choice for Luis Enrique any time soon.

According to Sport, that has seen him paired with a possible move to England, with Spurs monitoring him ahead of a possible €15m move to White Hart Lane.

The youngster seems to fit the profile of the attacking player that boss Mauricio Pochettino wishes to add to his squad, with the Argentine coach already bringing in Vincent Janssen this summer to ease the pressure on Harry Kane’s shoulders to score goals regularly.

However, the main problem, as noted by Sport, is Barca’s insistence on inserting a buy-back clause in the contract to send Munir to north London, something that Tottenham are keen to take out.

Everton and Stoke City are also said to be monitoring the situation closely, as well as other clubs from around Europe, but it appears as though Spurs are likely to be at the front of the queue for the time being.

Whether or not a compromise can be reached on the clause remains to be seen, but Munir would certainly be an exciting addition to Pochettino’s squad, as the club looks to compete on various fronts this season and build on their success in the Premier League last year.

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