Tottenham move ahead of Liverpool for £52m Serbian winger

Date published: Thursday 19th April 2018 1:34 - James Marshment

Tottenham are ready to meet the £52million asking price in the contract of Benfica winger Andrija Zivkovic, according to reports in Portugal.

A Bola claims Spurs were among a clutch of Premier League sides who took in Benfica’s top of the table clash with Porto at the weekend, with representatives of Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal also in attendance.

But the Portuguese paper reckons a move to Tottenham appears most likely this summer, with Mauricio Pochettino strongly considering the player to boost his options next season.

Of the other sides that watched him, it’s said Liverpool also hold a strong interest. However, the report claims Jurgen Klopp has alternative targets in mind before he looks into exploring a deal for the Serbian.

Zivovic, 21, has progressed well since joining Benfica from Partizan in 2016 and has a £52million release clause in his contract.

 

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