All eyes at the new stadium will be on Tottenham Hotspur when they take on Manchester City in the Champions League next week. Spurs managed to get things off to a winning start at their new home earlier in the week, although Pep Guardiola’s side will pose a completely different challenge to the one Crystal Palace gave them.
With the stadium finally completed and moved in to, Tottenham may actually have some money to spend in the transfer market as Mauricio Pochettino’s squad certainly needs improvement, however, Daniel Levy is going to need to break the bank to get one of his alleged targets across the line.
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According to a report by The Mirror (print edition 7/4/19, page 66, via HITC Sport), Tottenham have been told that they would have to splash out a fee of £45million to land Juventus’ Douglas Costa.
Bringing the Brazil international to north London will mean Spurs will have to break their current transfer record, which is believed to stand at around the £42m mark when the defender joined from Ajax.
There is no doubt that Costa would be the type of player that Tottenham could certainly benefit from having in their side as he has the quality to help take the club to the next level.
His future at Juventus certainly looks to be in doubt as he has been relegated to that of a substitute for the majority of the campaign and Spurs should look to do all they can to bring him to north London.
The 28-year-old is known for his technique, his ability to dribble with the ball and his excellent crosses into the box that often picks out one of his team-mates.
However, with Levy going to have to break the club’s transfer record to bring him to the club and the fact that he is approaching his thirties, it remains to be seen if the Premier League outfit decide to move for him or look for possibly younger talented players.
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