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Spurs in the Hunt for Nottingham Forest’s Morgan Gibbs-White

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Transfer Talks Underway

Tottenham Hotspur are in discussions about a potential move for Nottingham Forest’s Morgan Gibbs-White when the transfer window reopens this summer. The North London club is reportedly keen on the 24-year-old midfielder who has caught the eye with his performances in the Premier League.

Financial Pressures Prompt Forest to Consider Sales

Nottingham Forest may be looking to offload some of their prized assets as they face financial difficulties, including a recent four-point deduction for breaching the Premier League’s profit and sustainability rules. Senior correspondent Pete O’Rourke suggests that Forest could be compelled to sell to ensure financial stability, with Spurs waiting in the wings to make their move.

Price Tag Set Amidst Interest

Following a standout season, Forest has slapped a £60 million valuation on Gibbs-White, a significant increase from the £25 million they paid to Wolves in 2022. With add-ons, the total cost could rise to £42.5 million, meaning a sale at the asking price would yield a substantial profit for the club.

Spurs Leading the Race

Despite Newcastle United also showing interest, Tottenham are believed to be the frontrunners to secure Gibbs-White’s services. The midfielder’s impressive tally of five goals and ten assists this season has not gone unnoticed, with Spurs poised to strengthen their squad.

Postecoglou’s Ambitious Plans

Spurs manager Ange Postecoglou is determined to bolster his team following a period of frustration, highlighted by a fiery press conference where he criticized the club’s ambition and player performance. Signing Gibbs-White could be a statement of intent as Postecoglou looks to reshape his squad.

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