Tottenham could now offer ‘best player in the world’ in exchange for ‘sensational’ star

Cadena SER journalist Xavi Jorquera Márquez has now shared an interesting transfer update from Tottenham Hotspur involving Villarreal defender Pau Torres.



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The Lowdown: Spurs confident?

The Premier League’s top four pursuers have reportedly increased their interest in Unai Emery’s centre-half recently as he reportedly plans to leave the Estadio de la Cerámica.

As the Daily Mail recently reported, transfer chief Fabio Paratici is firmly in the game for Torres and the north Londoners are believed to have been ‘encouraged’ to ‘get a deal done’ this summer.

The Spain international has apparently been on their wanted list for two years, with manager Antonio Conte also keen to sign a centre-back when the transfer window opens for business.

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Now, according to what Marquez has learned, a swap deal to sign Torres could be on the cards amid Villarreal’s interest in making midfielder Giovani Lo Celso’s loan move permanent.

Addressing the South American outlet’All about Argentina’the reporter claims Paratici and Spurs could offer the Argentine more money to seal a deal for their defensive target.

Verdict: go for it?

Lo Celso has been in sublime form since joining La Liga, even hailed as a ‘giant’ by the Spanish media, and his performances in the Champions League have really highlighted his quality.

According to WhoScored, in his six European starts before Villarreal’s run ended, the loanee Spurs ace has averaged the second-most key passes and completed catches per 90 while also attracting the most number of fouls – which is a real nightmare to play against. .

Goalkeeper and compatriot Geronimo Rulli called Lo Celso ‘the best player in the world’ right after signing for them in January and it looks like the goalkeeper’s verdict has been confirmed judging by the recent displays.

However, with Conte desperately in need of a world-class defender, we think letting Lo Celso leave permanently in a swap deal for Torres could be the way to go given he simply hasn’t activated him regularly enough. in England.

A stalwart and crucial player under Emery, Torres’ number of successful aerial duels and clearances per 90 eclipses most domestically in Villarreal’s squad and explains why Spurs are so keen on signing him.

Hailed as a ‘sensational’ defender, any way to lower the player’s asking price must certainly be seen as the club’s aim to back Conte.

In other news: Fabrizio Romano: Conte could now lose Spurs ‘monster’ player who ‘should go’! Learn more here.

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