Tottenham are reportedly interested in Inter Milan midfielder Nicolo Barella.
According to Marca, Spurs, as well as Liverpool, love the 24-year-old magician.
Barella’s action and interest increased over the summer after her starring role for Italy at Euro 2020.
Although the report claims Inter will not sell the midfielder this window, Nuno Espirito Santo’s side remain impatient with Barella.
As reported by Repubblica, Inter are valuing the midfielder at € 70million (£ 60million). The Serie A champions have already sold Achraf Hakimi this summer.
Indeed, Tottenham are expected to submit a club record offer if they want to sign the winner of Euro 2020.
And for fans on social media, they’re not at all convinced Spurs will make an approach for Barella.
Inter are adamant the midfielder will stay with the Milan club this summer. In addition, Simone Inzaghi’s team are no longer in a hurry to sell after transferring Hakimi to PSG.
Here’s what some Spurs fans had to say about the Barella-Tottenham rumor on Twitter …
There is no way
– Lejo (@ 352_sports) July 18, 2021
Push the hardest FC
– Adam James (@ Adam_James2206) July 18, 2021
No, we have neither nor Insignia, nor Varane, nor Ings, nor Koundé, nor Skriniar, the list is long. We’re struggling to get a deal for a 2 Bob Japanese defender on the line, so forget about nonsense like this.
– Jaythfc (@ JayTHFC45) July 18, 2021
– Marcus (@itskantors) July 18, 2021
Journalist 1: What nationality is Paratici?
Journalist 2: Italian
Journalist 1: ok say Spurs are linked to all Italian players or players who play for Italian clubs
Reporter 2: Why?
Journalist 1: just a fun initiation
– I’d rather not talk. (@footyXupdate) July 18, 2021
– Matt (@ mattpage2000) July 18, 2021
Tottenham have yet to sign a player this summer, with the club close to signing Takehiro Tomiyasu according to reports.
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