Tottenhams talks with Fenerbahçe over the potential signing Vedat Muriqi have been put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Kosovan international and has been a prolific scorer at the club since joining in the summer, with Spurs keen to try him out as a potential new backup to leading forward Harry Kane.
Muriq scored when England faced Kosovo in a European championship qualifier last September. The three lions won the match 5-3. England qualified automatically for finals at Kosovo’s expense.
Tottenham made attempts to sign a backup striker in the January transfer window. The club tried to bring Willian Jose from Real Sociedad, but no deal materialized. They also tried to sign Olivier Giroud from Chelsea, but the Blues refused to do business with a direct rival. According to a report, Spurs Also tried to sign Nigeria international before the player chose to join Man United.
Turkish newspaper Sözcü, via Sport Witness, reported that Tottenham had to call off the meetings for the foreseeable future, citing the outbreak of COVID-19 as the primary reason.
Spurs have also identified Paraguay international Miguel Almiron as a potential addition during the summer transfer window.