Tottenham ‘make enquiry into signing RB Leipzig’s highly-rated defender Josko Gvardiol’
Tottenham ‘investigating the signing of Josko Gvardiol from RB Leipzig’ – while Antonio Conte wants to make the highly regarded defender his fourth recruit of the transfer window amid Chelsea interest
- Tottenham have inquired about the availability of Josko Gvardiol . from RB Leipzig
- The Croatian defender has emerged as one of Antonio Conte .’s main targets
- The 20-year-old played 50 games for the German outfit last season
- Gvardiol has emerged as a transfer target for a number of teams across Europe
Tottenham Hotspur have inquired about the availability of RB Leipzig’s Josko Gvardiol, as they look to secure defensive reinforcements this summer.
The Croatian defender has sparked the interest of a number of clubs across Europe this summer after impressing with the German team during his debut season.
With competition for the youngster high, Tottenham have taken the initiative and contacted his club about a possible move to North London this summer.
Tottenham has inquired about the availability of RB Leipzig’s Josko Gvardiol in the shop window
Antonio Conte wants to make Gvardiol his fourth signing for the summer transfer window
According to GFFNThe Premier League outfit has taken the first steps to secure a potential deal for the Leipzig defender – after already announcing the arrival of Ivan Perisic, Yves Bissouma and Fraser Forster.
Antonio Conte has been looking for a new central defender since the window opened, and their hunt for Inter Milan’s Alessandro Bastoni came to an end last week.
Their search for a left-sided defender to replace Ben Davies next season could soon come to an end – with the Leipzig centre-back fitting the bill perfectly.
In his first season with the club since moving from Dinamo Zagreb, Gvardiol played nearly 50 games and helped Domenico Tedesco’s squad finish fourth in the Bundesliga, win the German Cup and reach the semi-finals of the Europa League .
The 20-year-old defender helped his team to fourth place in the Bundesliga
Tottenham’s pursuit of Inter Milan defender Alessandro Bastoni appears to have come to an end
His impressive spell last year saw him emerge as a transfer target for a number of English teams, with Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea also eyeing a deal for the Croatian centre-back.
Gvardiol has been shortlisted by Blue along with Jules Kunde of Sevilla and they are now in a position to accelerate their interest in both with their new owners now in place.
With no surrender clause in its contract, which expires in 2026, Leipzig’s Bundesliga side is bracing itself for impending bids.