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Marseille striker Batshuayi a confirmed Tottenham target

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that the club is interested in Michy Batshuayi.

Spurs have been heavily linked with the Marseille striker for a number of months and now that speculation has been addressed by Pochettino who has revealed that there is a significant curiosity in the player.

"We are looking for a striker this summer, that's clear," Pochettino told French radio station RMC.

"Michy's a young player who has a lot of talent. He is on the list of many clubs.

"We have quite a few people who have given us information about him. He has good potential. We'll see.

"We have other players in our sights too."

Belgium international Batshuayi, 22, has scored 20 goals in all competitions for an underperforming Marseille side this season.

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