Taking to Twitter, Sportitalia TV journalist Rudy Galetti has made a Tottenham Hotspur transfer claim involving Cagliari midfielder Nahitan Nandez.
The Lowdown: Spurs eye Nandez…
During the summer transfer window, Tottenham became heavily linked with a move for the Uruguay international around the time news emerged about Tanguy Ndombele’s unrest.
Sky Sports reported of managing director Fabio Paratici’s interest in bringing the tenacious midfielder to north London and revealed that his versatility was certainly a factor, with Nandez capable of slotting in at right-back and on the wings as well as central midfield.
Galetti has now come out with an out-of-window update on the situation.
The Latest: Spurs ‘will try again’…
Taking to Twitter, the Italian reporter has shared what Spurs now plan to do regarding Nandez, with Paratici still holding a very firm interest.
It is believed that the Lilywhites ‘will try again’ for him in January but his high valuation remains, with a €36m (£30.7m) release clause.
“Tottenham continue to follow Nandez,” explained Galetti.
“Spurs, after having talked with Cagliari during the summer transfer window, will try again in January. Request is the same: €36M release clause.”
The Verdict: Get it done…
In terms of a player who can add real steel to Tottenham’s midfield, we believe they can do no better than Nandez. He won 1.8 tackles per game in Serie A last season, a far higher ratio than the likes of Harry Winks and Eric Dier have managed this term.
At 25 years old, he comes with sell-on value and a stunning Serie A reputation, with ESPN and BT Sport pundit Mina Rzouki also branding him ‘underrated’ and ‘amazing’ (Twitter).
Also versatile and capable of slotting in on the right, both as wing back and further forward, Spurs manager Nuno Espirito Santo could certainly do with a player of that ilk.
In other news: Spurs request already advanced to sign ‘invaluable’ player, Paratici now ready to meet demands…find out more here.
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