According to Spanish publication Sport, Leeds are demanding €50m (£42.68m) for rumoured Tottenham target Raphinha this summer.
The Athletic reported earlier this week that Spurs and Arsenal have entered the race for Raphinha’s signature amidst growing concerns that Barca could not afford the winger due to their financial situation.
The report suggested that Spurs managing director of football Fabio Paratici identified the Leeds winger as a potential alternative to Everton striker Richarlison.
However, if Sport’s latest update is to be believed, Barca are still very much in the race for Raphinha. It is alleged that the 25-year-old is the Catalan club’s main target to replace Ousmane Dembele this summer.
The winger is said to have made it clear to Leeds that he wishes to leave Elland Road this summer, and that Barcelona are his preferred destination.
The report claims that Jesse Marsch’s side are now willing to accept a fee of around €50m (£42.68m) for the player’s sale and the La Liga giants are hoping to bring down the price further.
Sport do not mention Spurs but add that Liverpool and Arsenal have also enquired about Raphinha’s availability.
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We know that Paratici likes to identify several targets for each position, which is perhaps why Spurs have been linked with the likes of Jesus, Richarlison, Martinez, Saint-Maximin and Raphinha over recent days. Richarlison appears to be the most likely one to happen, given that Everton need to sell players to buy this summer.
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