Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur join Newcastle United in checking out eight-goal Ligue 1 hotshot

Frank Lampard’s Chelsea and Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur have joined Newcastle United in the hunt for Senegalese goalscoring sensation Habib Diallo.

Monday, 11th November 2019, 8:20 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th November 2019, 6:00 am
TOPSHOT - Metz's Senegalese forward Habib Diallo (R) vies with Amiens' French defender Jordan Lefort  during the French L1 football match between Metz (FCM) and Amiens (ASC) at Saint Symphorien stadium in Longeville-lès-Metz, eastern France, on September 21, 2019. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP)        (Photo credit should read JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP via Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Metz's Senegalese forward Habib Diallo (R) vies with Amiens' French defender Jordan Lefort during the French L1 football match between Metz (FCM) and Amiens (ASC) at Saint Symphorien stadium in Longeville-lès-Metz, eastern France, on September 21, 2019. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP) (Photo credit should read JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP via Getty Images)

The Metz frontman has netted eight goals in 13 games in Ligue 1 this season and reports recently suggested the Magpies, as well as Leicester City, had been on a scouting mission to check on his performances.

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But the Sun are reporting that Spurs and Chelsea are also credited with sending scouts across the channel to run the rule over the frontman.