Sporting Lisbon striker Islam Slimani is reportedly close to joining Tottenham Hotspur.
The Algeria international, who scored 31 goals in 46 appearances for the Portuguese outfit during the 2015-16 campaign, has also represented his nation on 43 occasions.
The Premier League champions Leicester City were previously been linked with a move for the 27-year-old forward, but according to A Bola, Mauricio Pochettino‚Äôs side are closing on a ¬£15m deal.
Slimani has emerged as one of the most wanted attackers on the continent, having joined Sporting from CR Belouizdad in 2013, and has a ¬£24m release clause until June 2020.
Earlier this week, O Jogo reported the striker would prefer a move to Spurs, with Leicester City are also understood to retain an interest.