Spurs eyeing swoop for Fiorentina ace Riccardo Sottil after slow start

first_imgTOTTENHAM are reportedly continuing their policy of targeting Europe’s top young players by taking a trip to watch Riccardo Sottil.The Fiorentina winger made his Italy Under-21 debut earlier this month having moved into the Tuscan side’s first-team.2 Sottil has been part of each of Fiorentina’s squads this seasonCredit: Getty Images – GettyAccording to Daily Express, Spurs scouts travelled to Italy to watch Sottil play against Atalanta on Sunday night.However they would have left disappointed given the 20-year-old remained on the bench throughout the 2-2 draw.After spending last season on loan at Serie B outfit Pescara, Sottil has appeared three times for Fiorentina in 2019/20.Spurs predominantly focused on up and coming prospects during the summer window, spending around £100million.Tanguy Ndombele, 22, was the chief marquee signing with Giovani Lo Celso and teenage wingers Jack Clarke and Ryan Sessegnon, both of whom are yet to appear for Mauricio Pochettino.Clarke, 18, was sent back to Leeds on loan for this campaign but has hardly played for the Championship leaders.Latest Football NewsSILVA’S GOLDEN GIRLModel Ines Tomaz has been helping Bernardo Silva through quarantineGossipCROWD RETURNFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight title Meanwhile Sessegnon has struggled with a hamstring injury with no specified date of return.Spurs are in need of fresh impetus having endured something of a nightmare week.The 4-0 hammering of Crystal Palace seemed to calm the nerves around North London but letting a two-goal lead slip at Olympiacos and losing to Leicester have raised the alarms.2James Maddison speaks after scoring winning goal to beat Spurs at the King Power Stadiumlast_img read more