According to SportKlub, a Balkan outlet, Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a deal to sign Croatia international Duje Caleta-Car this summer.
The Lowdown: Spurs eye new targets
With Nuno Espirito Santo now confirmed as the new Spurs manager and their first signing through the door, the north London-based outfit are finally kicking off preparations for the new campaign.
So far, they have made just the one new signing with the loan arrival of Pierluigi Gollini (tottenhamhotspur.com) – Nuno will be looking to add more new faces, surely.
Centre-back is of course a priority, with Toby Alderweireld expected to depart soon.
The Latest: Spurs agree Caleta-Car deal
As per this latest report, Tottenham have now agreed a deal to sign Croatia international Caleta Car.
SportKlub, who specialise in news and players from that region, say Spurs will pay €24m (£20.5m) for the Marseille central defender.
The Verdict: One for the long-term
Caleta-Car is hightly rated – he was heavily linked with a move to Liverpool in January before the Reds signed Ozan Kabak on loan instead (Sky Sports) – and has a big future ahead of him.
Standing at 6 foot 3, the 24-year-old made his name at RB Salzburg, where he won four league titles and made 130 appearances (Transfermarkt).
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He also has 16 caps for Croatia to his name, and even featured twice at Euro 2020 as his country reached the second round before losing to Spain 5-3. The arrival of Caleta-Car would be an astute signing for Daniel Levy and co given his age and potential – it remains to be seen whether they can indeed get a deal over the line.
In other news, Tottenham eye this Premier League striker.
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