• Sampdoria youngster Mikkel Damsgaard has been on the radar of Serie A clubs
  • Tottenham has become Damsgaard's suitor from the English Premier League, a report says
  • The 20-year-old's value is expected to rise from the amount Sampdoria paid for his transfer last summer

Sampdoria found another suitor for Mikkel Damsgaard this window in English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, a report says.

Following a series of impressive performances this season at Serie A, Damsgaard could find himself in uncharted territory as Tottenham is now keen on bringing him to north London, Italian outlet Corriere Dello Sport reported.

The 20-year-old has made his mark in Sampdoria after completing his move from Danish club Nordsjaelland this past summer. The report also noted that Damsgaard emerged as a “pleasant surprise” for the Italian top flight side, scoring two goals and dishing out three assists in 15 appearances.

While Sampdoria hasn’t put a price tag on Damsgaard yet, it is believed that his value has skyrocketed already from €6 million ($7.3 million), which was his transfer fee last summer. At this point, the Danish is estimated to be worth between €18-20 million ($22-24 million), La Gazzetta dello Sport reported.

Damsgaard has already been on Inter Milan’s radar, but Tottenham is said to be “serious about” bringing him to the Premier League. Apart from Inter, the Spurs are also competing with other Serie A clubs such as AC Milan and Juventus, the report added.

The highly-rated winger is still in contract with Sampdoria until 2024. However, some reports suggested that Tottenham could be looking at Damsgaard as a long-term reinforcement in the attacking department, with Carlos Vinicius and Gareth Bale only in the club as loanees.

Aside from the Bale and Vinicius, midfielder Dele Alli’s Spurs exit is also looming. After weeks of reportedly having a fractious working relationship with Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho, Alli has now topped the club’s list of possible departures.

Mourinho, meanwhile, has yet to confirm any signing in the current transfer window. Instead, the renowned coach is keen on promoting youngsters from his side’s Under-23’s squad.

In a recent press conference, Mourinho assured that Tottenham U23’s Harvey White and Jack Clarke have already earned their spots in the “first team.”

“Harvey [White] and Jack [Clarke], they are U23s, they play U23s when we feel that they should go there and take minutes but they are professionals,” the manager explained.

“They belong with the first team squad, they train with the first team squad since day one in pre-season,” he continued. “They played in the Europa League so let’s look at them as first team players and of course they will be involved in the game but they are involved so many times so it’s nothing new.”

Pointing head: Jose Mourinho's Tottenham are top of the Premier League table
Pointing head: Jose Mourinho's Tottenham are top of the Premier League table AFP / Oli SCARFF