Torino join Tottenham in race for Josh King as Serie A side eye £10m swoop for wantaway Bournemouth striker
- Josh King is desperate to leave Bournemouth following their relegation
- He is said to be available for a cut-price £10m this summer as clubs eye a move
- Tottenham were front-runners but now King has an offer from Italian side Torino
- Jose Mourinho is desperate to sign some back-up for star man Harry Kane
The Norway international is desperate to leave the Cherries following their relegation from the Premier League at the end of last season.
Bournemouth are willing to sell for a cut-price £10million as they battle against the financial implications of the coronavirus in the second division of English football.
Josh King (right) is expected to leave Bournemouth before the end of the transfer window
King didn’t start for the Cherries against Norwich and wants to leave the relegated club
Tottenham were the front-runners for his signing, but now Torino have made an offer as they attempt to lure the striker away from England for the first time in his professional career.
Jose Mourinho is desperate to sign some attacking threat as back-up to star man Harry Kane, with Spurs’ matches coming thick and fast.
They have loaned youngster Troy Parrott to Millwall and Mourinho feels that they could do with another striker to compete for a place this season.
Jason Tindall (left) will be desperate to keep his star striker but money is tight at the club
Jose Mourinho (left) wants to sign a back-up to Harry Kane with games coming thick and fast
King has also emerged as a transfer target for Manchester United, and should he move to Old Trafford it would not be the first time in his career.
He previously came through the United academy having joined from Valerenga in 2008, before spending five years at the club.
He then moved on to Blackburn, before securing his move south to Bournemouth where he has been for the past five years.