The Lilywhites are reported to have bid around £23million for the 25-year-old
Tottenham have made a formal offer for Nice attacker Alassane Plea, according to reports.
Plea, 25, was linked with a move to the Lilywhites earlier this week, though Borussia Monchengladbach of Germany were also named as suitors of his.
But Spurs look to have pressed forward with their interest to get ahead in the race for Plea, with RMC claiming the north Londoners have submitted a formal bid worth around £23million (€26m) to Nice for Plea.
Plea, capped at Under-21 level by France, scored 16 goals in 35 Ligue 1 outfits last term, and he’s developed into one of the division’s most reliable goal scorers since joining Nice from Lyon – his first club – in summer 2014.
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In total, Plea has scored 44 goals and created a further 23 in 135 appearances for the French Riviera club, helping them qualify for the 2017/18 Champions League – the first time Nice made it to the European Cup in 57 years.