Callum Wilson is being eyed by a number of Premier League clubs

By London correspondent Tony Hughes

Tottenham are preparing to bounce back from their wretched finish to the season by submitting a bid for Callum Wilson, according to a report.

The Bournemouth striker is being eyed by a number of Premier League clubs led by West Ham even though he has spent most of the season on the sidelines.

The Daily Mail claim Spurs are weighing up a £20million bid for Wilson, 24, as they aim to sign a forward who can take some of the goalscoring burden off Harry Kane.

The Londoners are also eyeing other young forwards in the £20million bracket including West Brom’s Saido Berahino and Marseille’s Michy Batshuayi.

Wilson has reportedly emerged as a serious candidate for Tottenham for a second summer running, as Spurs aim to secure more attacking options ahead of their return to the Champions League.

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The Londoners ended the campaign in third position after challenging for the Premier League title up until two matches remaining but a poor series of results meant their season ending with a whimper.

Bournemouth expected to demand in the region of £20million for Wilson, who scored five goals in seven Premier League starts before a cruciate ligament injury wrecked his season.

Wilson is now fully fit again and started the Cherries’ 3-1 defeat at Manchester United on Tuesday night.

Manager Eddie Howe admitted after the match that West Ham tabled a double bid of around £25million for Wilson and his team-mate Matt Richie on Monday.

“We had a bid yesterday evening,” Howe said, as quoted by the BBC website. “Why it come in the day before our season has finished, I don’t know.

“It was from West Ham but the bid was rejected and we have no intention to sell. We want to try to improve our squad, not weaken it.”

Wilson has a track record as consistent scorer, although he has spent most of his career in the lower divisions.

The Englishman hit 21 goals in League One for Coventry in the 2013-14 season before scoring 20 in the Championship as Bournemouth won promotion.

He began the season impressively for Howe’s team in the Premier League but has not yet proved to be a regular scorer in the top flight.

In other Tottenham transfer news, Juventus are eyeing a double move for Spurs duo amid doubts over their futures.