Bayern Munich bookies favourite for £70m Spurs star

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Bayern Munich have emerged as the bookies favourites to sign Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld before the close of the transfer window on August 31.

Although Premier League clubs can no longer sign players this summer, the window for sales will remain open until the end of the month.

Alderweireld had been linked with a move to Old Trafford, but Manchester United and Tottenham’s valuation of the centre-back had been some £30m apart.

However, Bayern Munich are now 6/1 favourites to sign the Belgian star, with Barcelona sitting around 6/1 too. A move to the Camp Nou seems far less likely though, as they already have adequate talent in defence.

Bayern may be looking for a long-term Jerome Boateng replacement, who looks set to leave the German champions.

Hints from Pochettino and Alderweireld himself over the past week have indicated that the defender will stay in North London for at least one more season.

Alderweireld’s contract is available to be extended by one year at the end of the campaign, but this will initiate a £25m buyout clause.

Who do you think will buy Alderweireld? Is there any chance of a new Tottenham contract?

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  1. In my opinion Sell him now or make him sign a new contract or he don’t play let him sit on the bench and watch what he could be involved with

    he will go for £25mill anyway so by putting the club to ransom he can have a taste of his own medicine now let me wait for the responce to that anyone agree with me?

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