According to an update from Spanish outlet Sport, via football.london, Barcelona may be willing to accept an initial £4 million bid as a stand alone fee to let Tottenham target Lucas de Vega leave the Camp Nou this summer – coming after the Lilywhites put in a first offer of around £2 million for his services.
De Vega, who is seen as a promising up-and-comer after graduating from the club’s famed La Masia academy, currently has a release clause in his contract around £90.9 million – but the La Liga giants are willing to let him leave for far less.
Should Spurs make Lucas de Vega their fourth summer signing?
Yes, stellar talent
No, far more important targets
Indeed, the midfielder, targeted by Spurs after a failed first bid, could leave Catalonia for just £4m – double chairman Daniel Levy’s first offer – and this latest update claims the club could be looking to make that happen.
The Brazilian, who plays in the middle of the park and often further forward as a central attacking midfielder, could be a future answer to the creative hole left by ex-hero Christian Eriksen – especially if his reputation is anything to go by.
Of course, Spurs fans would arguably like to solve that lack of ingenuity through the middle sooner rather than later, but planning for the future could be a staple of the club’s success in seasons to come.
Given Barcelona are asking for just £4 million, the opportunity to sign a promising talent for a reasonable price could be too big to miss from Levy’s perspective – especially if his originally proposed add-ons are no longer a factor.
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