Journalist says Tottenham investigated Josko Gvardiol
Tottenham have reportedly been investigating suspected target Josko Gvardiol, with RB Leipzig one of several defenders the North London side are considering this summer.
According to France Football journalist Nabil DjellitSpurs have asked the Bundesliga side about the availability of the Croatia international, who is considered by many to be one of the best young defenders currently playing in Europe with Gvardiol also wanted by Chelsea.
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Very good season in the Bundesliga with RB Leipzig, Josko Gvardiol is targeted by Tottenham. The Spurs have taken information from the German club. The 20-year-old Croatian is under contract until June 2026. #Mercato #Spurs pic.twitter.com/7JDFinyBMr
— Nabil Djellit (@Nabil_djellit) June 25, 2022
With a reported valuation of £80m, Gvardiol could cost Tottenham a club-record fee if Antonio Conte’s side make a move for the 20-year-old, with the defender able to play both centre-back and left-back, two positions the youngster is already accomplished at.
While Tottenham have the resources to sign Gvardiol, this survey suggests Fabio Paratici could be open to a move for the Bundesliga star, with Spurs reportedly keen on signing a new centre-back this summer to link up with Cristian Romero and Eric Dier.
Davinson Sanchez is set to leave Tottenham as well as Joe Rodon, meaning a third starting centre-back is set to join the Premier League side this summer, and Gvardiol could be a standout addition for the North London side if they can pull off the move.
Hailed as ‘extraordinary’ by former Bayern Munich striker and Croatia international Ivica Olic, Gvardiol has a huge future in the game, and if Tottenham can somehow sign the Leipzig star in the weeks to come. come, Conte will be well equipped to make history with Spurs. next season.
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Good defending can lead to a lot of things in the Premier League, and for Tottenham a quality backline could be the difference between another trophyless season or a year where Conte can challenge silverware, making this survey for Gvardiol so exciting.
The Croatian is one of the best young defenders in football, and for Spurs signing Gvardiol would be a huge boost to their chances next season of making a meaningful story under Conte, who is expected to do his utmost to clinch the central defender this summer.
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