Spurs switch focus to PSV attacker linked with €50m Man Utd move

Date published: Monday 16th July 2018 6:50

Tottenham are reportedly ready to turn their attention to Mexico star Hirving Lozano after seeing efforts to sign Malcom suffer further frustration.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is yet to make a splash in the transfer market so far this summer, with efforts to sign Malcom dragging on and further compounded by claims that Fulham are now in the running to snap up the £44m-rated Bordeaux star.

As such, Pochettino now looks instead to switch his attention to Lozano, who on Sunday was claimed fancied a move to north London. 

The Mexico forward earmarked himself as one of the game’s most exciting attackers with some impressive displays for his country as they reached the last 16 of the World Cup.

Lozano, who plys his trade with PSV Eindhoven, has long been linked with a move to Manchester United – but it seems the Mexico star will have no shortage of options should the Eredivise giants cash in this summer.

According to Don Balon, both Real Madrid and Barcelona have made tentative moves to sign him, though the player himself  is said to fancy a move to the Premier League.

They claim Lozano wants to sign for a side who are not only in the Champions League, but one at which he has a strong chance of playing regular football for.

As such, Pochettino is reported to be plotting a move for the PSV man and testing the water with an initial €40m (£35.3m) offer.

PSV, however, are likely to reject the offer as they hold out for nearer the €50m mark – though Pochettino’s cause could be aided if the player goes public with his wish to leave Holland.

 

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