Jose Mourinho plotting €50m bid for Osimhen, 1 other Lille star in January

Jose Mourinho plotting €50m bid for Osimhen, 1 other Lille star in January

- Jose Mourinho is planning to add depth to his squad in the winter transfer window

- The Portuguese tactician has lined up a move for Nigerian star Victor Osimhen

- Boubakary Soumare is another Lille star the 56-year-old wants to sign in January

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly interested in signing Nigerian football star Victor Osimhen.

The Portuguese-born tactician is hoping to add depth to his squad as he hopes to finish the season strong at the end of this season.

Mourinho was appointed new manager of Spurs last month after the sack of Mauricio Pochettino and the former Chelsea kicked off his reign on a bright note.

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According to Team Talk, the 56-year-old is interested in signing the Super Eagles forward as back-up for Harry Kane at the club.

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Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare is another player Spurs head coach is eyeing, and a deal around €50 million has been earn-marked for the two stars.

Osimhen has scored 11 goals and three assists in 19 appearances for his French League side across competitions this campaign.

The Nigerian star joined the Ligue 1 side this summer from Belgium club Royal Charleroi Sporting Club in a deal around €12.00 million.

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Tottenham are currently fifth on the Premier League table with 26 points from 17 matches - just weeks after the Portuguese boss took charge of the club.

They were swimming in the relegation waters before the arrival of the former Real Madrid boss in November.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Victor Osimhen has emerged top priority target for newly appointed Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho.

The Portuguese boss replaced Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs late last month and he got his reign at the club off to a bright start.

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Before the change of batton, the Lillywhites were 14th on the Premier League table having failed to win matches in the league.

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