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Spurs main race for “extraordinary” defender accessible for simply £21m

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Tottenham have moved into pole place to land an thrilling new possibility on the coronary heart of defence this summer season, as they give the impression of being to bounce again from a troublesome finish to the season.

Spurs’ Champions League hopes hanging by a thread

Defeat within the north London derby in entrance of their dwelling followers has left Tottenham’s season threatening to fizzle out with out the prize of Champions League soccer on the finish of it.

They battled again from 3-0 all the way down to 3-2, however couldn’t discover an equaliser within the dying minutes as Arsenal rode their luck to come back away with all three factors and enhance their very own hopes of profitable their first Premier League title since 2004.

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His consumer has been strongly linked with either side in current weeks.

After England’s poor efficiency in Europe, solely the highest 4 sides qualify for the Champions League subsequent season, as an alternative of the broadly anticipated 5 groups. At present fifth, Ange Postecoglou’s aspect are seven factors behind Aston Villa, however have two video games in hand on the Villans.

Nonetheless, even have been they to be excellent between now and the tip of the marketing campaign, their destiny can be out of their arms, they usually face a difficult run of fixtures that features one other London derby towards Chelsea in addition to video games towards two sides above them, although additionally they face an already relegated Sheffield United aspect and a doubtlessly quickly to be relegated Burnley.

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However consideration is popping firmly to the summer season, with the squad rebuild begun 12 months in the past after the departure of Harry Kane set to proceed forward of the brand new season.

Tottenham in pole place for defender

Now, stories in Italy may have handed Spurs a lift, claiming that the Lilywhites are ‘first in line’ to land spectacular Bologna defender Riccardo Calafiori, Calafiori has been a revelalation for Thiago Motta and Bologna this season, making 27 appearances to assist the Italian aspect into 4th, a spot at the moment sufficient to ensure Champions League soccer subsequent season.

Dubbed an “extraordinary” expertise within the Italian press, he’s an out of doors wager for Luciano Spalletti’s EURO 2024 squad and his star is firmly on an upwards trajectory.

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Riccardo Calafiori Bologna

His kind has not gone unnoticed although, with Tottenham and Juventus each having been alerted to his scenario. Although Juventus often have the benefit on the subject of touchdown Serie A expertise, it’s claimed that this time spherical Tottenham are the frontrunners as a result of the truth that they’ve additional cash accessible than the Outdated Girl, who would doubtless try to engineer a mortgage deal or half change for his providers.

Although no price ticket is talked about, he has beforehand been reported to be accessible for round 25m euros (£21m) this summer season, which may show to be a cut price ought to he proceed to ship on his immense promise.