Tottenham ‘monitoring’ Nottingham Forest star Brennan Johnson as potential Harry Kane replacement
Posted by  badge Boss on Jul 29
Harry Kane is heavily linked with Bayern Munich (Photo: Getty)

are reportedly keeping tabs on star Brennan Johnson amid speculation will leave the club this summer.

Kane has long been rumoured to depart north London with his contract up next year, with heavily linked with the striker.

Spurs have rejected two bids for their talisman but , with two of their top executives flying in for fresh talks with Daniel Levy.

Given how unwilling they have been to sell Kane, Spurs have scarcely been linked with any new strikers, aside from some .

But now, according to , they are ‘monitoring Johnson’s situation carefully’ after the forward impressed in his maiden Premier League campaign.

Though typically an attacking-midfielder, the 22-year-old plays mainly as a centre-forward for Forest, scoring 10 and assisting three in 44 games across all competitions last season.

So while not a traditional No.9, he could well complement Spurs’ other forwards like Son Heung-min and Richarlison.

Brennan Johnson scored 10 goals for Nottingham Forest last season (Photo: Getty)

They will face competition for his signature however, with Brentford recently seeing a £35m bid rejected as Forest are holding out for £50m for the Wales international.

Bees manager Thomas Frank remains a big fan of Johnson but it remains to be seen whether they will make another offer.

In all, Johnson has scored 29 goals and made 12 assists in 105 appearances for his boyhood club and has a contract until 2026.

Tottenham have already spent over £117m so far this summer, bringing in James Maddison, Guglielmo Vicario and Manor Solomon, as well as signing Pedro Porro and Dejan Kulusevski on permanent deals.

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