Tottenham Hotspur have actually gotten in the race to sign experienced midfielder Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona, a report from Mundo Deportivo declares.
Spurs boss Jose Mourinho has actually been a keen admirer of the Croatia international and previously in 2015, he explained the midfielder as one of the ‘most underrated players in the world’.
As such, any interest from Mourinho in the 32- year-old won’ t come as a surprise and Mundo Deportivo reports that Spurs have joined the likes of Sevilla, Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Napoli in the midfielder’s pursuit.
Rakitic’s present handle the Blaugrana ends at the end of next season and he appears most likely to head through the exit door, having actually handled just 10 league begins during the course of the ongoing campaign.
The north London side might have to pay a fee of around ₤18 m, based on Transfermarkt, for Rakitic however there is the possibility of them signing him as a makeweight, need to Tanguy Ndombele make the switch to the Camp Nou.
Spurs’ record finalizing Ndombele has failed to impress during the course of his debut season however he is still stated to be bring in interest from the Spanish champions, who are considering a young midfield addition.
Apart from Rakitic, Arthur is another Blaugrana player, who is on the Stimulates radar however he will cost a premium rate with more than 4 years staying on his existing contract.
Statistics from Transfermarkt.com