According to the respected Paul O’Keefe via his Twitter account, Tottenham Hotspur are considering making a move for West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon if they sell Fernando Llorente to Chelsea before the January transfer window slams shut on Wednesday, and Spurs fans have been quick to have their say on the rumour.
The Telegraph journalist Matt Law tweeted on Tuesday that the north London outfit would be willing to sell the 32-year-old to their rivals from the capital before the end of the month as Antonio Conte looks to bring the 32-year-old to Stamford Bridge, but only for a £25m fee.
On Llorente I’m told Tottenham will only consider selling him for around £25m in this window. He could still become Chelsea’s fall-back plan if they can’t get an agreement for Giroud.
— Matt Law (@Matt_Law_DT) January 30, 2018
Meanwhile, Rondon’s future with the Baggies has been brought into further doubt after they signed Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge on loan until the end of the season, meaning he has fallen down the pecking order.
Tottenham supporters took to social media to give their thoughts on the rumour, and while one said “I’d take Rondon over Llorente in a heartbeat”, another said “just no!”
Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…
life of a spurs fan
— Hotspur Man (@hottspurman) January 30, 2018
Do not really want Rondon. At least Llorente's good looking.
— asherthehuman (@asherthehuman) January 29, 2018
As mad as this might sound would happily take rondon over llorente
— Adam Houckham (@adman1981) January 29, 2018
I’d take Rondon over Llorente in a heartbeat
— Dan (@DanGeorge94) January 29, 2018
Would happily replace him with Rondon
— Muzzy (@ahmed_muz) January 29, 2018
llorente is better then rondon ffs calm down
— Dean Poolman (@dean1882coys) January 29, 2018
Just saw someone say Rondon to Spurs! Mate! Just no!
— Adam Warlow (@AdWarlow3287) January 29, 2018
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