5 forwards Tottenham could sign, plus our top pick

There is very little doubt that Spurs will look to sign a new center-forward over the summer, so I will be looking at names that have been mentioned, the pros and cons, and who Spurs should or should not sign
Sporting CP v Vitoria Guimaraes - Liga Portugal Bwin
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Per the ever-reliable Paul O Keefe (pokeefe1), Spurs are considering: Santiago Gimenez (Feyenoord), Ivan Toney (Brentford), Serhou Guirassy (Stuttgart), Lois Openda (RB Leipzig), and Viktor Gyorekes. I will be weighing up the pros and cons of each player.

Santiago Gimenez
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Santiago Gimenez - pros. The Mexican striker has scored 23 goals in 30 Eredivisie games this season, as well as providing 6 assists to be just one short of a goal contribution per game (SofaScore). The Mexican talisman only turned 23 in April so has room to develop and could be a serviceable player for multiple years. Due to the discrepancy between the Eredivisie and the Big 5 leagues, in particular the Premier League, Dutch clubs generally tend to sell for reasonable fees, so he could well be affordable for Spurs. Gimenez also speaks English so would in theory have less trouble settling in than others might have done.

Santiago Gimenez - cons. Without wanting to sound ignorant, the Eredivise is a poor standard. Luuk De Jong has 27 goals and 15 assists in 33 league games this season (SofaScore), and if Gimenez isn't a significantly better option than a player of De Jong's caliber, there is little point even bothering. Gimenez also isn't the most mobile player, sometimes looking quite lethargic, which could and probably would be an issue in a high-octane Ange Postecoglu side.

Verdict - pass.