By Goncalo Lopes For Mailonline
Published: 11:38 BST, 2 October 2020 | Updated: 11:42 BST, 2 October 2020
Portuguese journalist Goncalo Lopes gives the lowdown on the latest striker heading to the Premier League.
Tottenham supporters are probably wondering just who their new striker is as they close in on a loan deal for Carlos Vinicius.
They will be excited to hear he was valued at £90million by Benfica president Luis Filipe Vieira, who said he could've been sold for the eye-watering sum had it not been for the coronavirus pandemic hammering football clubs and their finances.
Carlos Vinicius was the joint top-scorer in the Primeira Liga last season, scoring 18 times
Vinicius is expected to play second fiddle to Harry Kane, but they could form a lethal pairing
Vieira did knock back a £55m bid last January for Vinicius, who is set to seal his loan move to Spurs with an option to buy for £36m - a snip if what the Benfica chief says is true. Spurs secured a work permit last night (Thursday) and his medical is set for today.
So, who is he?
Benfica bought him from Napoli for £15m in July last year. It was his performances for Portuguese second division side Real Massama that caught Napoli's attention and he signed for the Italian giants in January 2018 after