According to an update from Korean sports journalist Jason Lee, Tottenham’s interest in signing Beijing Guoan defender Kim Min-jae will not be affected by talks for Inter Milan star Milan Skriniar – with Spurs willing to wait until the next window to pursue him if necessary.
Min-jae, who has reportedly been on Spurs’ radar for quite some time with centre-backs on Daniel Levy’s priority list, is arguably on the back burner for now as talks to sign Skriniar commence – and Sky Sports transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that negotiations are in the works.
Should Spurs sign both Skriniar and Min-jae?
Yes, get the deals done Levy
No, only need one
Whether or not Spurs get a deal done for the Slovakian is irrelevant, however, to Tottenham’s interest in Min-jae – with Koren reporter Lee claiming the outcome will not have an impact on Levy’s interest in snapping up the 30-cap international.
Lilywhites were allegedly curious whether their club would halt their pursuit of the 6ft 3 ‘monster‘ if Skriniar signs, but Lee’s positive update also claims that the club ‘ideally’ want two central defenders as opposed to one.
Garnering a stellar reputation on the Asian continent, Min-jae has attracted interest from Serie A giants Lazio also, who reportedly had a bid accepted by Beijing Guoan for the colossus.
However, as claimed by SPOTV News, Min-jae has his heart set on a move to north London over the Stadio Olimpico – and the 23-year-old may have been given more hope now that signing Skriniar will not directly affect his chances of a Premier League switch.
Whether or not Tottenham land him this window remains to be seen, but signing Min-jae and Skriniar could be deemed brilliant moves by Levy.
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