The surprising comments €30m Spurs target Piatek has previously made about Arsenal

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek revealed back in March that his allegiances lied firmly with the red half of north London when growing up.

The Poland international continues to be linked with a move to Tottenham in the January transfer window having seemingly fallen out of favour under Stefano Pioli.

Numerous reports have suggested Piatek is open to the idea of an exit having lost his spot in the starting XI to Rafael Leao and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who both started up front in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Cagliari and both got on the scoresheet.

The reliable Anto Vitiello reported last week that Spurs have concrete interest in Piatek along with with Aston Villa, West Ham and Bayer Leverkusen, while Nicolo Schira claimed that Tottenham have called on the help of intermediary Frank Trimboli to help them open talks.

Jose Mourinho was even asked about reported interest in the 24-year-old, with a replacement for the injured Harry Kane desperately needed.

However, Spurs fans might want to know that Piatek was in fact a huge fan of Arsenal growing up, as he revealed back in March during an interview with Tuttosport.

When Piatek received the question which club he supported as a child, the Pole surprisingly answered the Gunners with the following reason: “I loved the style of Wenger and I admired players like Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp.”

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