According to a report by Spanish news outlet Cadena SER, Valencia and Spurs are in contact over a potential negotiation surrounding Juan Foyth going out on loan this summer with Leeds United and Villarreal also interested – and both teams already know the ‘economic conditions’ needed to make the move happen.
Foyth, who joined Tottenham back in the summer of 2017 in a reported £8 million deal from Estudiantes, was tipped as a South American rising star – and ex-boss Mauricio Pochettino labelling the player as ‘quality‘ draws even more attention to his potential.
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Now, however, new manager Jose Mourinho could be willing to offload the 6ft 2 colossus as three clubs have reportedly come knocking – with La Liga giants Valencia now in contact over a would-be temporary deal.
The 22-year-old ticks many boxes for the club, especially considering his versatility as both a centre-back and right-back, and the fact he has a Spanish passport also makes him a viable option.
The ball now rests in Tottenham’s court over how to sanction this move, with Cadena SER reporting that Valencia are only looking for a loan deal – if Spurs opt to only allow a permanent transfer away, the move will then become ‘impossible’.
Having made a handful of appearances last season, the signing of Matt Doherty and Spurs’ alleged hunt for a centre-back could spell danger for Foyth’s chances of becoming part of Mourinho’s plans.
Valencia intend to convince the youngster he will get playing time, and a move could be his best chance of featuring regularly over 2020/2021.
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