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Report: Tottenham eye move for cut-price striker

Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur are eyeing a move for Zenit St. Petersburg striker Artem Dzyuba in the summer transfer window, according to Football London.

The North London club have been in the market for quite a while to find a player who can play the backup centre forward role, as there is clearly too much reliance on Spurs fan favourite Harry Kane.

For this purpose, as per Football London, Tottenham are likely to make a move for Dzyuba in the upcoming transfer window.

The Russia international is in the final year of his contract with his current club and it is looking highly likely that he will leave in the summer as a free agent.

Reported Tottenham target Dzyuba has been a Zenit player since the summer of 2015, when he joined as a free agent after his contract with league rivals Spartak Moscow came to an end.

Since then, the 31-year-old has represented Zenit in 167 matches in all competitions, where he has managed to score 67 goals and provided 48 assists.

In the ongoing campaign, Dzyuba has been in impressive form for his current club where he managed to score 15 goals and provide 12 assists in just 28 appearances.

Tottenham have had limited success in their attempts to provide back-up and competition to Kane in recent years, with the likes of Roberto Soldado, Vincent Janssen and Fernando Llorente all not making much of an impression.

Spurs have had another Russian striker on the books previously, with Roman Pavlyuchenko playing for the club between 2008 and 2012.

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