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‘Josh King has the quality to fit into one of the top four squads’

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Joshua King has the required quality to fit in one of the Premier League top four squads, as per former goalkeeper Paul Robinson.

Joshua King definitely has what it takes to play for one of the top four clubs in the Premier League, believes Paul Robinson.

The Norway international started his career with Manchester United but failed to live up to his potential after failing to secure a single appearance over the span of four years.

After a brief two-season spell with Blackburn, King joined Bournemouth where he has emerged as one of the reputable strikers in the Premier League.

United came close to signing the 28-year-old on deadline day back in January but saw their last minute offer rejected by Bournemouth.

Tottenham are another side interested in the forward and it’s strongly believed King is set to move to a top four side in the next summer window.

Should he make that move, ex-Tottenham goalkeeper Paul Robinson who once played with the striker believes he has what it takes to excel and would be guaranteed games in a team like Tottenham.

“I played with Josh King at Blackburn and he has developed hugely as a player,” Robinson told Football Insider.

“He came as a wide player after a very good academy upbringing. He was a talented player but he was not the finished article.

“I think he has got better and he now prefers to play down the middle. He has grown in stature and increased his physique. His speed used to be his real asset but now he has got end product as well.

“I can certainly see him fitting into one of the top four’s squads.

“If Harry Kane is fit, he plays, but he has not played a full season in years. He (King) is guaranteed games even if he is not a starter.”