Tottenham are in talks to hire Fiorentina midfielder Sofyan Amrabat with £13million buy option
Tottenham are in talks to loan Fiorentina midfielder Sofyan Amrabat with a £13million buy option…
- Sofyan Amrabat is currently away with Morocco at the Africa Cup of Nations
- He started in just one of his 11 Serie A appearances for Fiorentina this season
- Tottenham want PSG to reach agreement with Tanguy Ndombele before he moves
- The 25-year-old midfielder was born in the Netherlands but has Moroccan parents
Tottenham propose to hire midfielder Sofyan Amrabat from Fiorentina with a buy option for £13.4million.
The 25-year-old – currently absent from Africa Cup of Nations service with Morocco – is reportedly keen on a transfer to play under Antonio Conte in north London.
The Spurs are first waiting for PSG to reach an agreement on Tanguy Ndombele’s loan amid offers from Valencia and Everton.
Tottenham propose to hire midfielder Sofyan Amrabat from Fiorentina
Spurs . has also proposed a £13million option to buy the midfielder – currently away from Morocco at AFCON –
Amrabat has started in just one of his 11 Serie A appearances this season – which came in the 1-0 defeat to Venezia in mid-October – but played the full 90 minutes of his 31st appearance for his country as they set up an AFCON quarter – final with Egypt after beating Malawi in the round of 16.
Born in the Netherlands to Moroccan parents, the midfielder previously represented Utrecht, Feyenoord, Club Brugge and Hellas Verona, among others, before moving to Hellas Verona.
But he looks set to be high on Conte’s list as the Italian looks to bolster his squad towards the end of the January transfer window.
Porto winger Luis Diaz and Wolves counterpart Adama Traore are also considered targets for Spurs.
However, Spurs are waiting for PSG to agree first on the terms of Tanguy Ndombele’s loan
But they will also be working on exits before Monday’s deadline, although ex-Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has remained coy about PSG’s hunt for the outcast Ndombele.
“I’m not talking about Ndombele because he’s not with our club,” Pochettino said earlier this week. ‘PSG is open to progress, to improvement.
“I think everything is open – one more week (in the transfer window)”
Meanwhile, winger Jack Clarke has been loaned to Sunderland.
Meanwhile, winger Jack Clarke is on loan to Sunderland for the rest of the season