Many Tottenham Hotspur fans have been discussing the latest transfer update involving Arkadiusz Milik that recently emerged on social media.
Fabrizio Romano was recently discussing about Milik’s situation in the latest episode of the Here We Go podcast. The Italian journalist said that while the Polish striker does want to leave Napoli soon, Spurs will not look to sign the former Ajax and Bayer Leverkusen man in the January transfer window.
Is Milik better than Carlos Vinicius?
This update was relayed on Twitter by The Spurs Express recently. It left many Spurs fans talking about the Polish striker.
What did Spurs fans make of this update involving Arkadiusz Milik?
— Eli (@dele_tubbies) December 9, 2020
Vinicius is better.
— Gliniti (@lestat_de08) December 9, 2020
isn’t he rather injury prone anyway?
— Si (@rookieyoung1) December 9, 2020
Spurs were in talks to sign the striker in the summer transfer window. Milik was initially set to join Paulo Fonseca’s Roma on an initial loan deal in the summer and the Giallorossi would’ve had an obligation to buy him permanently too. The move didn’t go through (as per The Independent).
Despite holding interest in the former Ajax man in the summer, Spurs opted to sign Carlos Vinicius from Benfica on a season-long loan deal and they have the option to sign him permanently for a fee of £40.83 million (as per BBC Sport).
The news involving Milik caught the attention of some other Spurs fans too.
2 acl’s in his career, and he’s only 26. he’s done for.
— ? (@spurs________) December 9, 2020
We have vinicius
— Liam O’?? (got bagged) (@TanguyNdembeIe) December 9, 2020
Keep that fraud as far away as possible from my club pic.twitter.com/IuH1XJojIT
— Settings and Privacy (@________78____) December 9, 2020
PAIN, but we move. https://t.co/jBNEjUkhnz
— Marshall ? (@TemiLNV) December 9, 2020
The 26-year-old has not made a single first-team appearance for the Partenopei this season, as he wasn’t registered for the club’s Serie A and Europa League squad lists.
Milik had scored 28 goals for Napoli over the last two Serie A seasons and he has overperformed on his Expected Goals metric over the last three Serie A seasons (as per FBRef).
This shows that he is a decent finisher and he can score a handful of goals too. So if the loan move for Vinicius doesn’t work out, signing Milik might be a good option for the Lilywhites.