Date: 21st January 2022 at 2:00pm
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Tottenham grabbed a potentially crucial three points against Leicester City on Wednesday evening in one of the most dramatic finales to a Premier League game in the division’s history.

Entering into the fifth minute of added time, the hosts were ahead thanks to goals from Patson Daka and James Maddison, however substitute Steven Bergwijn struck in the 96th and 97th minutes to give the Lilywhites the most dramatic of victories.

The Dutchman’s late brace sparked euphoria among the travelling Spurs fans, and lifted them above North London rivals Arsenal and into fifth place.

Despite Spurs’ morale boosting victory, it appears that boss Antonio Conte is still not entirely happy with his squad, and remains interested in January signings.

As per The Telegraph, The Italian is keen on signing AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie.

The 25-year-old is currently on international duty with Ivory Coast at the African Cup of Nations,  but has been a regular in the Serie A side’s midfield this term.

Kessie scored in Ivory Coast’s 3-1 victory over Algeria on Thursday

The Ivorian has been one of the standout midfielders in the Italian top flight in recent seasons, and has subsequently been heavily linked with moves to a number of clubs across Europe.

The report now suggests that Spurs are considering a move for the player this month, in order to avoid becoming involved in a battle for his signature this summer.

The midfielder is set to be out of contract at the end of the season when his current deal expires, and a number of clubs are believed to be interested in taking the player as a free agent.

Conte wants to bolster his midfield options ahead of a crucial second half of the season, with Spurs now involved in a race to finish in the top four.

The likes of Piere-Emile Hojbjerg, Harry Winks and Oliver Skipp have all been used regularly by Conte, but Tanguy Ndombele looks set to depart the club having been booed off against Morecambe in the FA Cup earlier this month.

The Frenchman seemingly disgruntled the crowd by trudging off while Spurs were trailing 1-0 to the League One side in the third round tie, and rumours of an exit have since increased.

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