TOTTENHAM and Manchester City are set to battle it out for the signing of Toulouse starlet Adil Taoui.
The 17-year-old has been earning rave reviews in France, and could now make the move to the Premier League in the winter transfer window.
Getty Images – Getty3 Toulouse striker Adil Taoui is a reported target for Manchester City and Tottenham
According to Foot Mercato, both Spurs and the Citizens are vying to being the striker to England in January.
It has been claimed that Taoui would command a transfer fee of £4.5million, with the player believed to be open to a move away.
Taoui has banged in two goals for the U19s this season, while he has chipped in with three goals in eight games for the French U16 side.
But despite his impressive form, he is still yet to appear for the first team under boss Alain Casanova.
Getty Images – Getty3 French youth international Taoui could be on the move for £4.5million
EPA3 Mauricio Pochettino and Pep Guardiola are believed to be eyeing up a January move for Taoui
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Toulouse are in no rush to sell the young forward – who is tied down at Stadium Municipal until 2021.
While Tottenham are also believed to be in the hunt to land Hoffenheim midfielder Nadiem Amiri along with rivals Arsenal.
City are eyeing up a summer move for Lyon striker Maxwell Cornet, with Pep Guardiola impressed by his qualities following his brace against the side on Tuesday.
But in a blow for the Premier League leaders, they could be set to lose Brahim Diaz, with Real Madrid growing increasingly confident of landing the youngster.
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