'Wouldn't surprise me'- Exclusive: Pundit tips Tottenham to sign England international
Alex Bruce has tipped Tottenham to snap up Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson this summer.
The former Premier League defender, speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge, has predicted “a tough time” for Bournemouth with them expected to lose players following their relegation from the Premier League.
The Sun report that Tottenham are leading the race to sign Wilson and that the striker could cost as little as £10million after the Cherries’ relegation.
The Bournemouth ace netted eight times in 35 Premier League appearances last season and was also part of the England squad for their European qualifiers.
Bruce believes Wilson would be a solid addition to an already impressive looking Spurs armoury.
He told Football Insider: “He’s a good player, I’m sure there’s a number of Bournemouth players. They’ve got four or five very decent ones.
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“It wouldn’t surprise me if we saw them move on. The likes of Josh King, David Brooks and Ake are all good enough.
“It’ll be a tough time for Bournemouth and their supporters seeing their best players leave but unfortunately with relegation, you’d expect if the price is right the likes of Callum Wilson to be moving on.
“If he does go to Tottenham it might not be a bad option to have Callum Wilson and Harry Kane in your armoury for Jose Mourinho, so it wouldn’t surprise me if we do see him go there.”
Wilson has scored an impressive 41 goals in 126 Premier League games after he fired Bournemouth from the Championship to the top flight in his first season at the club.
He has also appeared four times for England and scored on his debut against the USA at Wembley.
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