Fabrizio Romano has revealed that many clubs across Europe are now monitoring Marcus Edwards after Tottenham decided to give up a part of their sell-on clause.
Tottenham had to pull out all the stops to get a deal for Pedro Porro over the deal on transfer deadline day after Sporting Lisbon reneged on the terms of the agreement on Monday (David Ornstein).
In the end, Spurs ended up signing the 23-year-old on loan for £5m with an obligation to make the deal permanent for an additional £39m while also giving up 15 per cent of the 50 per cent sell-on clause they had on Edwards (Sky Sports).
That decision might prove financially costly for the North Londoners, with the winger serving us another reminder of his talent on Wednesday, scoring a brilliant solo effort in Sporting’s 5-0 thrashing of Braga.
Marcus Edwards has just scored this goal for Sporting 😍
Incredibly composed run and finish! pic.twitter.com/YFIKDTMHEM
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) February 1, 2023
Romano has now confirmed that the Portuguese club will get 65 per cent of any future transfer fee for Edwards, with Spurs now owed just 35 per cent.
He further added that there is expected to be plenty of interest in the 24-year-old’s services from around Europe next summer.
After Pedro Porro deal, Sporting have received 15% more of Marcus Edwards rights — Portuguese club will now get 65% of any sale for Edwards. 🟢🏴 #transfers
Many European clubs are closely monitoring Edwards situation ahead of the summer, where interest is expected to be high. pic.twitter.com/Je5id587zK
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 2, 2023
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If Danjuma does not do enough over the next six months to convince Spurs to take up the option to make the deal permanent, I can see us going in for Edwards in the summer. However, having said that, perhaps the club would be wary of entering into talks with Sporting again on the back of their appealing conduct during the Porro negotiations.
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