Tottenham show interest in signing Watford attacker with £50M+ asking price set

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Tottenham are interested in signing Ismaila Sarr from newly-promoted Watford, according to Eurosport.

Spurs have sprung a few surprises in the transfer market this summer to date.

Cristian Romero was acquired from Atalanta, which was quite the coup, with a £60M bid having also been made for Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez, as is mentioned by Eurosport.

Their report also mentions that Nuno Espirito Santo’s side are considering making a move for Watford wide-man Ismaila Sarr, whose good performances for the Hornets have landed him on their radar.

Though, there is a suggestion that Watford would demand in excess of £50M for the 23-year-old, which raises question marks over the plausibility of any potential deal.

Ismaila Sarr is reportedly wanted by Tottenham

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Sarr initially showed his class after joining Watford from Rennes while they were still competing in the Premier League. It’s no surprise that he excelled after they dropped down a tier.

Having returned to the Premier League with two full years of experience in English football, he’ll be looking to have a real breakout campaign, the kind that establishes him as one of the best wingers in the country.

While Tottenham could be forgiven for thinking a £50m+ price-tag is pretty steep, from Watford’s perspective, his performances could keep them up this season, which is worth FAR more than cashing-in now.

As per Eurosport, Manchester United and Liverpool have also showed interest in Sarr in the past. You have to think it’s only a matter of time before he gets a big move, even if it doesn’t come this summer…

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