Report describes rumour of Spurs bid for La Liga defender as ‘fake’

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Reports linking Tottenham Hotspur with a move for Villarreal defender Pau Torres have been labelled as ‘fake’ by Sport Witness.

The report claims that sources close to the player have informed a journalist from the online publication that ‘there’s nothing’ in the speculation suggesting that the 24-year-old could be on his way to North London ahead of the transfer window closing at the end of the month.

Spanish news outlet Super Deporte carried a report claiming Spurs had tabled a €45m (£38.2m) bid with the player having turned dow the prospect of joining Nuno Espirito Santo’s side, despite the Yellow Submarine having accepted the offer.

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It would seem unlikely that Torres would want to part company with Torres considering there is only around a fortnight of the transfer window left to run.

It is far more likely that Spurs are pursuing a deal for the likes of Takehiro Tomiyasu as a potential partner for Cristian Romero, given how heavily he has been linked with a move over the past couple of months.

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