Date: 9th December 2020 at 9:05pm
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Speaking recently on the Here We Go podcast, Fabrizio Romano claimed that Tottenham Hotspur are not interested in the January signing of Napoli striker, Arkadiusz Milik.

Moving to Napoli from Ajax in what was a £28.8 million deal back in 2016, Milik has featured 122 times for Gli Azzurri, scoring 48 goals and providing five assists along the way.

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The centre-forward starred in Napoli’s 2019/20 campaign, with the £24.3 million-rated 26-year-old bagging 11 goals over his 26 league appearances, while averaging an impressive WhoScored match rating of 6.88 – ranking him as the club’s fourth-best performer in the Italian top flight.

However, so far this season, the 26-year-old has not featured at all for Gennaro Gattuso’s side, having been left out of the Italian’s squad for both Napoli’s domestic and European campaigns.

And, despite reports suggesting that Spurs are considering making a move for the Poland international in the January transfer window, Romano recently claimed on the Here We Go podcast that Tottenham have no interest whatsoever in the striker.

He said: “He wants to leave the club immediately, [in] January, he doesn’t want to wait to be a free agent for Tottenham or for any other club. So, at the moment, Tottenham are so happy with [Carlos] Vinicius.

“Vinicius is doing well, he is appreciated, he is training well, they are convinced he’s a good talent, so they will go on with Vinicius and obviously with Harry Kane and they are not planning to try again for Arkadiusz Milik, but they were really interested last summer.”

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TIF Thoughts on Fabrizio Romano’s comments regarding Arkadiusz Milik…

As Romano states, it would seem odd if Spurs were to go in for Milik in January, as, while he has not featured all that often for Jose Mourinho’s side thus far, when given the opportunity, Vinicius has impressed for the club.

While he has made just one substitute cameo in the Premier League so far, over his four appearances in the Europa League, the 25-year-old has scored two goals and provided three assists, averaging an impressive WhoScored match rating of 7.39.

As such, in our opinion, it would make no sense for Tottenham to make a move for Milik, so we are taking Romano’s word on this one.