|Spurs have held talks with young Italian striker Pinamonti|
Mauricio Pochettino has stated that Spurs are mot looking to add players to the squad this January, that doesn't mean we won't if the right player becomes available at the right price.
The transfer window has changed and people simply don't want to lose players mid-season, it is just too much of a gamble. If you sell a player, you need a replacement and we have seen at Tottenham that players take time to settle into a new system, especially our one.
You simply can't afford that as a selling club so it makes more sense for them to wait until the summer when they can get a pre-season into a new signing. That doesn't stop the speculation or the scouting of players for the summer.
Our transfer strategy is to buy young and develop so we scout all the top young players, whether we need them right now or not. One such player we are watching is Andrea Pinamonti.
Andrea Pinamonti is a 17-year-old (18 in May) Italian striker who plays for Internazionale. Juventus, Bayer Leverkusen, Arsenal and most of all Chelsea are chasing the youngster we have already held talks with.
His contract ends in January 2017 and thus he would be available to foreign clubs (foreign to Italy) for £400,000 under the games regulations. As he is one of the brightest prospects in Italy, we are naturally very interested. Inter Milan want him to sign a new five-year contract but he has yet to decide what to do with his future.
At youth level this season he has played 18 games and scored 15 goals, a goal every 97 minutes. Four of those games have been in the two Italian Cups and one in the UEFA Europa League so at solely youth level his goal scoring record is even more impressive.
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