Well according to Sunday’s News Of The World, Tottenham will be lining up a move for Villarreal striker Giuseppe Rossi if Klaas-Jan Huntelaar falls through.
Rossi is valued at around £8million and recently scored a hat-trick against us for Villarreal in a friendly, he looked to have learned a lot since his Manchester United days. Both Daniel Levy and Harry Redknapp share the hunger to bring in a new striker before transfer deadline day on Tuesday evening.
Personally I would rather take the punt on Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, would love for us to give him a break in the Premiership and hopefully he can live up to his potential. I think the number 1 choice for Spurs is with out a doubt Luis Fabiano but Sevilla are playing hardball for the forward, they demand in excess of £25million for a player who is around the 30 mark and only has one year left on his contract.
Giuseppe Rossi has a decent strike rate since he moved to Italy and then to Spain and the availability of the forward is interesting Harry. I would be surprised if we didn’t bring in a forward especially after the Wigan result, a top class finisher could be the difference between winning and losing. Personally I wouldn’t rate Rossi above Crouch, Pav, Defoe or Keane but come Tuesday evening I expect Keane to be gone and another forward in his place, the question remains, who?