By Derek Smithson
Leicester ace Demarai Gray delivered a strong performance for England’s Under-21s on Tuesday evening – and Tottenham supporters on Twitter were impressed by his performance.
The Mirror reported earlier in June that Spurs are eyeing a move for the 20-year-old and that manager Mauricio Pochettino is a long-term admirer.
It is understood that he has a £22million release clause which could be enough to deter Spurs.
The north London club are yet to bring in any summer recruits to their squad, but their fans believe that Gray would be an excellent addition.
He started for Aidy Bothroyd’s young Lions on Tuesday as they suffered a cruel 4-3 penalty defeat to rivals Germany in the European Championships semi-final.
The two teams were 2-2 after extra time and Gray made his impact by scoring an important first-half goal with a volley inside the penalty area.
Spurs fans have urged their side to move for the Foxes winger after his display and feel he would be a good fit under Pochettino.
Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:
We need to buy Gray. Do it Levy! #thfc
— Spursleif (@spursleif) June 27, 2017
The spurs need to snap Demari Gray up .. He looks a cracking prospect !!
— Neil Ralph (@NeilRalphy) June 27, 2017
Watching the U21 semi-final, would be happy to see Meyer & Gray at Spurs. #COYS
— Sam Ingram ♀ 🥁🧛♀️ (@MayTheFoyth) June 27, 2017
Get gray at spurs, poch could do wonders with him⚽️
— Jayyy (@Jamiedaviisx) June 27, 2017
Demarai Gray, get in my club #COYS
— Liam Archer (@liamarcherr) June 27, 2017
— Alf Love (@alf_love47) June 27, 2017
Really think Mawson and Gray would be great additions to Spurs next season.
— Michael Patterson (@Michaelp_89) June 27, 2017
Why is Demarai Gray not at Spurs already
— eleanor (@EroticEriksen) June 27, 2017
Gray moved to the King Power Stadium in 2016 and picked up a Premier League winners medal during his first season at Leicester.
The pacy wide man played an important role last season for the Foxes and made 41 appearances across all competitions, scoring two goals and supplying five assists.
However, he had to make do with several substitute roles, with Marc Alrbrighton and Riyad Mahrez the preferred options in the wide areas.
In other Tottenham transfer news, they have submitted a five-year contract for an attacker.