With the future of Harry Kane still somewhat in the air, the idea that a new striker could arrive at Tottenham in the summer remains of interest around Europe.

Names such as Lautaro Martinez appear almost daily in the Italian media, as does that of Romelu Lukaku.

The Belgian striker is a man who knows Antonio Conte well, having played under him at Inter before returning to England in the summer in a big transfer.

That being said, his move to London hasn’t exactly gone to plan, finding himself on the bench more often than not these days with goals hard to come by.

This is why the idea of a reunion with Conte potentially made sense, especially if Harry Kane were to be sold to the highest bidder.

However, the belief is that Tottenham wouldn’t go for the Belgium international even if the option was there.

This comes from Italian journalist Alfio Musmarra, speaking to Telelombardia, relayed by FC Inter 1908.

Asked about the Belgian’s future and a move back to Inter, he said: “Until a few hours ago, he has been chatting with the management of Inter and with some important players in the squad. He said he is willing to return to the club’s engagement parameters. This is a fact.

“In England, he has no market, Tottenham does not make that type of investment in older players. But Inter can’t buy it, they can only work on a two-year loan. But Inter certainly can’t buy him.”