The following article is a special report; all information presented, unless otherwise stated, has been gleaned from Football FanCast sources.
Tottenham Hotspur are confident of reaching an agreement to sign AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek this month, sources have told Football FanCast.
The club have been offered the chance to sign a number of strikers this month and Piatek is a player who has long been of interest to the club.
Spurs have been in talks with Milan for the past few days and sources familiar with the club’s recruitment say that there is a confidence that a deal can be struck that would see the striker join on an initial loan deal.
Of course, Spurs are attempting to find back-up to Harry Kane, who is currently out injured.
As such, Piatek has been identified as a potential acquisition and there is likely to be an option, rather than an obligation, to buy the player once his loan spell is concluded.
Of course, the transfer window shuts later this week and there is time for plenty of twists and turns – Chelsea, for example, have also been credited with an interest in the forward, who has scored five goals this season in all competitions.
However, one deal that has been struck is Spurs’ signing of Steven Bergwijn from PSV Eindhoven.
Sources have confirmed that the transfer has been completed after the Netherlands international travelled to England over the weekend following an initial £21m bid from the north London club.
There is likely to be an announcement swiftly, as Spurs confirm their second signing of the January transfer window following the loan of Gedson Fernandes from Benfica.
At the time of their offer being tabled, sources told FFC that it would not impact the potential search for a striker and, if a deal can also be reached for Piatek, manager Jose Mourinho will end the month with three new additions to his squad.
Elsewhere, Kyle Walker-Peters is set to depart the club; Southampton are also closing in on a loan deal to sign the right-back that includes an option to buy, as per sources.