Exclusive: Tottenham Revive Interest in Aleksandar Mitrovi? Following Harry Kane Injury

Fulham have rejected a number of enquiries for striker Aleksandar Mitrović - but Tottenham Hotspur remain keen on striking a deal for the Serbian international.

The Cottagers handed Mitrović a Championship record contract worth £120,000-a-week back in July 2019 to signal their desire to keep him at Craven Cottage, and he has responded by firing 18 goals in 25 appearances so far this season.

Aleksandar Mitrovic

​Spurs failed with a bid for the 25-year-old late in the summer transfer window, but 90min understands that they have returned with a fresh enquiry.

The ​Premier League side have long been on the lookout for a backup striker, but the hamstring injury suffered by ​Harry Kane has accelerated their search, with Mitrović again moving back into their sights.

​Fulham do not want to lose Mitrović in January as they remain in the hunt for a playoff spot in the ​Championship, so they have rejected Spurs' approach alongside offers from fellow English sides ​Everton and ​West Ham United.

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The Cottagers have also received enquiries from ​Atlético Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, but they have held firm and insisted that Mitrović is not for sale in January.

However, that has not stopped Spurs, who have continued to try and convince Fulham to part ways with their star striker.

José Mourinho's side also maintain an interest in Fulham's 19-year-old right-back Steven Sessegnon, who is the twin brother of summer signing Ryan, and they would like to strike a deal which would see both Sessegnon and Mitrović move to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Steven Sessegnon

Convincing Fulham has proven to be a tough ask. The Cottagers find themselves fifth in the Championship, but the race for the playoff spots is so tight that one poor result could see them tumble well down in the standings.

As the league's top scorer, Mitrović has been inspirational to Scott Parker's side's push for promotion, but Fulham still have work to do to fend off interest.

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Source : 90min