Ange Postecoglou, the newly appointed manager of Tottenham Hotspur, is reportedly keen on a reunion with Celtic striker Kyogo Furuhashi as he aims to bolster his squad ahead of the upcoming season. Having recently made the switch from Celtic to Tottenham, Postecoglou has wasted no time in identifying Furuhashi as his primary target for the summer transfer window, as reported by The Sun.
Furuhashi, who joined Celtic in July 2021 on a four-year deal for a fee of £4.5 million, has enjoyed an impressive tenure in Scotland, making 56 appearances and scoring an impressive 39 goals.
The Japanese forward had a standout campaign in the 2022-2023 season, securing the Scottish Premiership Golden Boot with an outstanding tally of 27 goals. He was also recognized as the league’s player of the year, solidifying his status as one of the top performers in Scottish football.
Furuhashi’s exceptional displays have not gone unnoticed, with clubs from Europe’s prominent leagues, including Italian giants Lazio, expressing interest in the 28-year-old striker.
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The Spurs would be willing to negotiate with Celtic for a transfer fee in the region of £20 million to secure Furuhashi’s services and reunite him with Postecoglou.
As discussions and negotiations unfold, it remains to be seen whether Furuhashi will make the move to Tottenham or opt for an alternative destination. Football fans eagerly anticipate updates on the striker’s future, given his dynamic attacking abilities that have made him a highly sought-after talent in the transfer market.
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Naples-born Enzo Cattaneo has spent more than a decade living in Madrid and writing about Spanish football, German football and the Premier League for various Spanish football websites and now he writes about World football for World Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers and rumours pretty much nonstop since the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time playing Esports games.