Tottenham have been dealt a serious blow in their pursuit of one of their summer targets. According to Italian media, Tottenham have been scouting Inter Milan youngster, Andrea Pinamonti.
The 17 year old has been scoring goals for fun for Inter Milan youth teams and has been drafted to train with the first team. He is one of the hottest players coming through the ranks in Italy, and his potential has alerted the interest of other European teams.
Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino is one of the best managers in terms of developing player’s potential. The Argentine worked wonders t Southampton and helped developed the young careers of Luke Shaw, Callum Chambers among others.
He believes he can give Pinamonti the right guidance and help the youngster reach his full potential.
However, the Italian media is reporting that the youngster is set to remain in Milan, and has begun talks over a new deal with the Inter.
Per the source his agent has confirmed talks were ongoing, and it is not just about the player’s wages, they are also discussing sporting and future plans with the club’s new owners.
As a local lad, his agent claims that his decision about his future will be influenced by his attachment to the Inter.