Tottenham moved a step closer to providing Antonio Conte with a midfield destroyer after the reason why a heavyweight rival bowed out of the race for Franck Kessie emerged.The Ivory Coast international, 25, looks certain to leave AC Milan this summer. Kessie has five months left on his contract and transfer guru Fabrizio Romano shed light on his situation last week.
Romano tweeted Kessie is ‘still not accepting’ an AC contract offer worth ‘€6.5m net’ (approximately £105,000-per-week). It’s looking increasingly likely Milan’s gamble to retain Kessie into his final year will not pay off with a free agent exit now looming.
English interest had mainly centred on Liverpool and Tottenham. Kessie’s all-action style and combative nature would make him a perfect fit for both Jur …