According to a report by Daily Express journalist Ryan Taylor, Tottenham Hotspur are now expected to submit their first formal bid for Fiorentina star Dusan Vlahovic after ‘behind the scenes’ talks with his agent.
The Lowdown: Spurs eyeing Vlahovic…
As per reports, Tottenham have had their eye on Vlahovic for quite a while – with The Times claiming that talks had been held over signing him way back in late June.
More recently, Italian transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano has backed Spurs’ interest whilst going one step further and relaying that the Lilywhites are indeed in contact with his agents (Twitch via The Boot Room).
This latest development comes after reports suggested Atletico Madrid were ready to agree a fee to sign the striker this week.
The Latest: Spurs bid expected…
According to The Express, Spurs are now expected to submit a formal bid for the youngster after ‘behind the scenes’ talks with his representative, Darko Ristic.
It is also believed that Tottenham have moved Vlahovic to the top of their striker wish list after stuttering in negotiations to sign Inter Milan star Lautaro Martinez.
The Nerazzurri blocked Martinez’ switch to Spurs after Chelsea signed Romelu Lukaku, with Fiorentina apparently now braced for a serious attempt from Tottenham to bag their star striker.
In another turn of events, Vlahovic himself is personally open to the idea of joining Spurs and he could still sign for the Lilywhites regardless of Harry Kane’s future at the club.
The Verdict: Do it…
Moving for Martinez was always going to be a tough move to pull off and we believe landing Vlahovic as an alternative would be perfect for Spurs.
The Serbia international bagged a phenomenal 21 goals in 37 appearances for La Viola last season in Serie A and has been described as ‘incredible’ by Italian top flight critics who watched him throughout 2020/2021 (Conor Clancy to This is Futbol).
At just 21, Vlahovic also comes with the massive potential for sell-on value and, judging by his recent accolades, he can only get better.
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