Tottenham have not been deterred in their bid to land West Brom striker Saido Berahino, after their first offer was rejected by the Baggies, the Daily Express report.
According to the Express, Mauricio Pochettino’s side made a bid of £15m yesterday, but it was turned down by the Hawthorns outfit.
And while chairman Jeremy Peace has tried his best to warn the north London side that they do not plan to let their star striker move on, it appears that privately, the club are willing to accept an offer of over £20m (via Express).
Spurs are unhappy about paying such an amount, and are hoping that the asking price will drop before the window closes, the Express claim.
While Berahino’s departure would be a massive blow to West Brom’s hopes for this season, their attack is much stronger following the acquisitions of Rickie Lambert and record signing Salomon Rondon (via Express).
Meanwhile, given that Spurs have made such a substantial opening offer, it seems somewhat likely that they will be prepared to meet the Baggies’ valuation for the forward as the deadline looms.
The club have added Clinton N’Jie this summer, but still need to add extra fire power if they want to take some of the pressure away from Harry Kane.
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