Tottenham allowing Zaha to join Borussia Dortmund could help them land Pulisic

According to reports in The Sun, Borussia Dortmund are ready to use the money they get from selling Andriy Yarmolenko to West Ham United to sign Crystal Palace winger and Tottenham Hotspur target Wilfried Zaha, and they could be two deals that help Spurs out in their pursuit of another attacker.

What’s the word, then?

Aaron Mooy in action with Wilfried Zaha

Well, a separate report in The Sun on July 6 revealed that Zaha had turned down a bumper new £125,000-a-week deal to extend his current £100,000-a-week contract at Selhurst Park, with Spurs, Borussia Dortmund and Everton among his suitors.

The latest report in The Sun says that Dortmund are ready to launch a big-money swoop for the Ivory Coast international should Yarmolenko complete a move to West Ham, as they look to bring in another wide player to boost replace the Ukraine international and strengthen their attacking options.

However, according to German media outlet Kicker, via The Sun, Mauricio Pochettino is also keen to sign Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic, rated at £40.5m by Transfermarkt.

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How would letting Zaha go to Dortmund help them?

Well, if Spurs allow the Crystal Palace to move to Germany in a big-money move there is no question that it would help them in their bid to bring the young American to north London, considering he plays in a similar position and could cost a significant fee if Dortmund need to balance the books somehow.

Pochettino, who has been told by the fans to get rid of an attacker following a new development, may feel that at 19 years of age Pulisic has more potential and room to grow than the Eagles man does, and he would also be able to provide cover and compete for a number of positions given he can play on either wing or in the No.10 position that Dele Alli often occupies.