Tottenham Hotspur reportedly want to sign young Chilean forward Ivan Morales this summer. La Cuarta in Chile reported that Spurs made a bid worth £2.4million million last week for the 20-year-old, which was rejected by his club Colo Colo.
The attacker, who is capable of playing centrally as well as on either flank, is said to be regarded highly by Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino. Colo Colo vice-president Harold Mayne-Nicholls has now told BioBio Chile that Morales has a release clause of £4.5million.
The youngster is very highly rated in his home country and has already been capped by the senior Chilean national side. It remains to be seen if Tottenham will up their initial offer to meet his release clause.
HITC claim that ‘Tottenham may well return with a new move for the attacker’.
While Morales will help boost Tottenham’s options upfront, there have also been suggestions that the club might offer Fernando Llorente a new one year deal on reduced terms (Daily Mail).
Spurs Web Opinion
Troy Parrott’s brilliant performances in the two preseason games have led to Spurs fans calling for him to be promoted to the first team. While Parrott’s potential is there for all to see, we at Spurs Web believe it is a little too early for us to rely on the youngster to be Harry Kane’s main understudy. Singing Llorente up for another year makes sense rather than wasting money on a signing that’s not ideal.
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