Tottenham to offer exit-linked star bumper new £120k per week deal

Date published: Sunday 25th August 2019 12:40

Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Harry Winks (R) celebrates with Tottenham Hotspur's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen (C) and Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian defender Toby Alderweireld (L) on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur at Craven Cottage in London on January 20, 2019. - Tottenham won the game 2-1. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Tottenham are planning to hold talks with defender Toby Alderweireld in the hope that he will accept the offer of a new £120,000 per week contract at the club, according to reports.

Alderweireld, who has featured in both of Spurs’ opening Premier League games so far this season, has previously been the subject of alleged interest from Manchester United.

Tottenham kept hold of the 30-year-old this summer – despite a clause in his contract allowing him to be sold for a cut-price fee – and now Football Insider says that Spurs want to tie the Belgian international down to a new deal.

The source says that Alderweireld is unlikely to receive offers from clubs on the near continent in the coming weeks, with the transfer window open until the end of this month for other European sides.

It is said that the £120,000 per week deal – more than double what the centre-back earns now – will be enough to persuade him to remain in North London.

Meanwhile, more details have now emerged about the potential sale of Spurs midfielder Victor Wanyama to Club Brugge.

 

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