According to reports by both Gazzetta dello Sport and Corriere dello Sport, via Sport Witness, a crucial development has emerged as Tottenham chase the signing of Milan Skriniar from Inter Milan, with a conference call deemed sufficient to complete negotiations after the player agreed to a Spurs move.
After completing a sensational double swoop for Real Madrid duo Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilon, Tottenham don’t appear to be finished in the transfer market and are intent on snapping up a new defender as well as a forward.
Will Skriniar become Spurs' sixth summer signing?
Yes, bring the beast
No, need a forward first
Indeed, as per numerous reports, these two positions are seen as key roles to fill before the heavily congested 2020/21 Premier League season continues, and negotiations for Skriniar have been underway since this time last week.
Now, as per these Italian news outlets, the 6 ft 2 Slovakia star has agreed to a Tottenham move after saying yes, leaving both the Lilywhites and Inter to decide over a fee.
The Serie A giants reportedly value Skriniar at £45.4m, with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy apparently unwilling to go that high, but this Sport Witness relay believes that there may well be middle ground in a £36m bid plus any bonuses.
It is claimed that an offer around this figure could force Inter to seriously consider selling; and with the player’s approval over a move reportedly known, it could help to ease transfer negotiations with a done deal potentially only a matter of time.
This update could be music to the ears of Spurs supporters who are eager to see the club’s sixth summer signing, with the last week of the transfer window now looking very interesting.
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