Italian agent Furio Valcareggi has urged Fiorentina not to sell rumoured Tottenham target Sofyan Amarabat in January, remarking that the midfielder could be worth €50m (£43m) by next summer.

Amarabat has been one of the best midfielders on show at the World Cup so far and has been the star of the show for Morrocco, who have made it to the quarterfinal of the competition while conceding just one goal in their four matches so far.

Sofyan Amrabat

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The 26-year-old’s displays have allegedly caught the attention of both Liverpool (Corriere dello Sport via SportWitness) and Tottenham (La Repubblica via Viola News) ahead of the January transfer window

This is not the first time that Amarabat has been linked with a move with Spurs, with the North London reported having been close to snapping up the player back in January of this year (Fabrizio Romano).

Valcareggi has now predicted that the Viola will hold on to the Moroccan as their owners are ambitious.

When asked about interest from the Premier League in Amarabat, he told Tuttomercatoweb: “It had to be expected. He was very useful, now he’s also playing well. 

“He’s also a protege of Commisso, I think he’ll keep him. In June he could be worth 50 million, now I’d keep him. The Americans don’t need money, they need to win.”

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Some Spurs fans might be ruing the fact that we missed out in Amarabat back in January of this year but it is worth remembering that we would not have gotten Bentancur had we snapped up the Fiorentina star. 

I do not expect Tottenham to reignite their interest in the Moroccan as we are quite well-stacked in the central midfield department. An attacking midfielder like Malinovskyi, McKennie or Kessie is likely to be a bigger priority.

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