Tottenham 'considering shock Antoine Griezmann transfer and could land controversial Atletico star for less than £40m'

TOTTENHAM are reportedly considering a shock January swoop to sign Antoine Griezmann as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his attack.

The 30-year-old sealed a season-long loan move back to Atletico Madrid in the summer from Barcelona.

And Diego Simeone's side possess both an option to extend the loan move by an extra year, while also having an obligation to buy him permanently for £34million.

But according to Fichajes, the 2018 World Cup winner could be on the move again in the New Year.

They state that Spurs are keen to bring the Frenchman to North London with Conte an admirer of the forward.

And it has been claimed that Griezmann could be tempted by a move to the Premier League.

The Spanish news outlet states that Tottenham are an enticing prospect for the ex-Real Sociedad winger.

In another boost for Spurs, they could land him for less than £40m.



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Conte is understood to be keen to strengthen his squad as he seeks a trophy in his first season in charge.

Not only has he guided the club into the Carabao Cup semi-finals, but he has also went unbeaten in the Premier League since taking over on November 2.

And Griezmann, who has chipped in with seven goals and three assists from 21 games this term, would provide competition up top for Harry Kane.

Conte is also aware that he needs a bigger squad if he wants to secure Champions League football next campaign.

Spurs currently sit in sixth spot in the top-flight – five points behind bitter rivals Arsenal, though they do have two games in hand.

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