Tottenham Hotspur were seemingly close to a deadline day deal for Juventus’ Paulo Dybala this summer, although they were unable to get the transfer over the line.
Spurs had a bid accepted for the Argentine playmaker in the final week of the window, with the fee said to be around £64.4m (Sky Sports).
However, the player’s rather unique third-party image rights deal proved to be a major sticking point in the move, an issue Spurs were unable to hurdle (Independent).
There are still a couple of weeks left in the transfer windows in Spain, France, Italy, and Germany, meaning that Dybala could yet move on before the summer ends.
Gianluca Di Marzio claims that Juve are looking to thin out their squad before the new season, with Rugani, Matuidi, and Mandzukic as possible outgoings.
However, he adds that no one currently has Dybala in their crosshairs, meaning that the Argentine could remain at the club for the start of the season.
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