Tottenham eyeing £9m Serie A attacker who rejected Arsenal as a kid - TBR Football
Tottenham Hotspur retain reportedly thicken their sights on a Serie A attacking ace who rejected Arsenal as a teenager.
Italian outlet reported earlier this week that retain sent scouts to vigil Genoa’s Albert Gudmundsson on multiple occasions.
According to , the 26-year-old rejected and as a youngster. Instead, he joined Dutch outfit Heerenveen.
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Now, Tottenham appear to be on Gudmundsson’s situation as the January jettison window looms ever closer, amid a abatement in crystallize and a personnel crisis at Spurs.
Tottenham are said to retain ‘sent emissaries on other than one occasion’ to policing him in action. They did so to evaluate the forward’s qualities ‘first-hand’.
For the circumstance being, Gudmundsson seems committed to his club, claimed the SOS Fanta report.
However, Spurs may as well own watch him and, if they like the look of him, see if they can turn his probe with a large bid.
Gudmundsson progressed through the ranks of Dutch football before joining Genoa in 2022 for a reported £1million.
The Iceland international played a guide role in their promotion from Serie B in 2022-23, scoring 11 goals and providing five assists in 36 games.
He has continued to prosper and, this season, has caught the eye of scouts from the likes of Tottenham with seven goals and one assist from 14 outings.
Gudmundsson has reportedly further attracted good from fresh Italian clubs, including Napoli, Roma and Lazio.
As per Football Transfers, Gudmundsson is a ‘skilful, technical, creative attacker who is an brilliant dribbler and twists and turns his manner ended opponents.
‘He is quick, especially over the finest five meters and likes to try a through-pass.’
He’s a versatile musician who has featured in finance midfield, No. 10, both flanks, modern striker and even centre-forward in his .
In summer, reported that Genoa inclination ‘no less than €10million’ (£9million) for Gudmundsson.