The Spurs are on the hunt for a midfielder, and Franck Kessie is a player who is thought to be on their radar. According to multiple reports emanating from England, Tottenham Hotspur will look to sign Barcelona midfielder Franck Kessie.
The 26-year-old has been with Barcelona since 2022, having signed for the club from AC Milan on a free transfer. His current deal expires in 2026.
The midfielder has featured in 31 matches for Barcelona this term, netting 2 goals and providing 3 assists in all competitions.
He is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Ivory Coast. Franck Kessie has also left his mark at the international stage after netting seven goals in 60 senior appearances for the Ivory Coast national team.
Antonio Conte is eager to add a midfielder to the squad. He wants an experienced player that can be a leader on and off the pitch for him. He sees Kessie as the perfect addition to his midfield.
Tottenham Hotspur are desperate to make an impact in the summer transfer window.
The former AC Milan man will add more quality to Tottenham’s midfield.
World Football Rumours
According to the report, “Tottenham manager Antonio Conte ‘has not given up’ on signing Barcelona midfielder Franck Kessie for Spurs in the summer. That’s according to Mundo Deportivo, who say that the Italian managed ‘knows him perfectly’ from his time in Serie A and is ‘crazy’ about getting a deal over the line. The newspaper explains that Kessie could be on the market this summer after a season in which he has not featured as much as most had expected.”
It would take a huge offer from Tottenham to prise the 26-year-old midfielder from Barcelona.
LaLiga giants would be wise to keep the Ivory Coast international, but if they do let him go expect it to be for a hefty sum.
Good signing for Tottenham Hotspur?
If Tottenham and Conte are seriously considering a midfielder, Kessie could also prove to be a smart option.
Franck Kessie will be an ideal choice for Antonio Conte as he ticks all the right boxes in terms of what he demands from his midfielders.
It will be interesting to see if Tottenham can beat their rivals to the midfielder’s signature.
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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.