Arsene Wenger has asked the Tottenham striker to consider his next move carefully.
's future at Spurs has been hotly debated in recent months, although he still has more than three years left on his current contract. Various reports indicate that big clubs such as Real Madrid want to sign the 27-year-old striker.
Tottenham are in a position where they can be ambitious and we should maybe not judge only today’s situation
," the former Arsenal manager told beIN Sports.
“Tottenham was top of the league in December. There were a few times when they were top of the league when I was still at Arsenal.
“He is the only one who can assess the situation. A player like that is always solicited by other clubs and always has to assess his situation.
“He was until now a real top leader at Tottenham. He’s a top leader in the English national team. I respect highly his commitment and his quality.
“What I like today is he could play basically as a number 10 because the quality of his assists and the speed of his vision, and the execution of his speed on long balls is exceptional.”