Spurs ‘following’ six goals in 10 games strike star ahead of January

Tottenham are “following” Gent’s in-form centre-forward Laurent Depoitre ahead of January, at which point he could move, according to the club’s former player Frederic Herpoel.

The 27-year-old has been in excellent form in Belgium’s top tier so far this season, with six goals in 10 games to his name already and is long-established as a Jupiler League goal-getter with 80 strikes since 2007.

And it appears that his exploits have attracted Spurs, who are currently short on options up top beyond last season’s hero, Harry Kane.

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Although links with Depoitre may come as a shock with the player barely know outside of his homeland, Herpoel has told RTL Sport that Spurs are interested in the striker, who could move on in January:

“Depoitre, I think he will soon leave Gent. I do not know if it will be for January, but in any case I think he will go to Tottenham in England.

“He will remain at Gent for the remaining months but then he will make his choice.

“He has no offer, but I know that Tottenham are closely following him.”

Depoitre has carved out a solid reputation in Belgium after impressing with Oostende, but is yet to represent his nation.

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