Spurs look at French World Cup Midfielder

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham are interested in signing Sevilla star Steven N’Zonzi this summer, according to a report in The Sun

N’Zonzi has upped a level since leaving Stoke for Sevilla three summers ago, winning the Europa League with the Spanish side, and he picked up his first international cap last year, going on to be named in France’s squad for this summer’s World Cup.

His consistent performances for Sevilla has seen N’Zonzi regularly linked with a move, and a return to English football has often been mooted.

He spent three years at Blackburn before joining the Potters for another three seasons, and Spurs North London rivals Arsenal have been named as one of the parties interested in N’Zonzi on many occasions.

The France international has been linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium, to reunite with Unai Emery – the manager who brought him to Sevilla back in 2015.

However, however Tottenham are now reported as being interested in N’Zonzi, according to Italian publication Corriere dello Sport.

Mauricio Pochettino, the Spurs manager, has reportedly sees the player as the man he wants to replace Mousa Dembele, with the Belgium international expected to leave north London this summer.

Spurs valued Dembele at around £26.5million (€30m) si Spurs would not have to dig too far into their transfer budget to trigger N’Zonzi’s £35m (€40m) release clause.

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