Tottenham are deadlocked in transfer talks over the £40m transfer of Brennan Johnson

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Tottenham Hotspur There is still a long way from agreeing a fee Brennan Johnsonlike Nottingham Forest They haven’t quite moved on from the £40m starting price for the striker. The tie could see Chelsea late on, as they retain their interest in the 22-year-old.

With a lot of the top clubs still looking for attacking signings in terms of first-choice players and No. 9 players, Johnson is seen as a player whose versatility and speed in attack are valuable, and Ange Postecoglou is very keen on that.

Personal terms would not be an issue and Johnson is willing to go to Tottenham but it is understood that negotiations between the London club and Forest have been frustrating.

Chelsea are nowhere close to that progress, nor have they come to this stage, where they are scanning potential attackers. The club are prioritizing a center forward but there are not many clear options available and there is a belief in the market that they will move Johnson late in the window if his future is yet to be agreed.

So it’s a bargain that could run into the final hours of the window.

Over the summer regarding striker options at each club, he sold Tottenham Harry Kane to Bayern Munich while Chelsea are still looking to get rid of Romelu Lukaku. Forest occurred Chris Wood With a permanent deal from Newcastle, after he had borrowed him last season.

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