Italian transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano has revealed that Lazio are in advanced negotiations to complete a deal for rumoured Tottenham Hotspur target, Vedat Muriqi.
Signing a back up to Harry Kane is understandably said to be a priority for Spurs during the transfer window (ESPN) and Muriqi is one of the names to have been linked.
Reports indicate that Spurs had a bid turned down by Fenerbahce for the striker during the January transfer window (Turkish TV Channel A Spor) and the Lilywhites were backed to return with another offer this summer (Sabah via Sport Witness).
However, it now appears as if the 26-year-old is Serie A bound, with Lazio seemingly close to reaching an agreeing with Fenerbahce for his signature.
Romano took to social media to reveal that Lazio are in talks with the Turkish giants over a €16million (£14.5m) deal.
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Muriqi does fit the profile of a potential ‘plan B’ to Kane, owing to his physical presence, aerial ability and hold up play. I am not surprised he was one of the options we considered in January. However, a lot more strikers seem to have become available now than in January and it looks like we have our sights set on other targets.
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