SPURS wants Colombian star Luis Diaz but will NOT pay Porto’s asking price.
Portuguese reports say Porto are keeping a release clause figure of £67m, but SunSport believe they will listen to offers around £55m.
Although that is still too much for Tottenham, despite the fact that coach Antonio Conte is in dire need of reinforcements during this month’s window.
Liverpool interested in Diaz before withdrawing, West Ham made inquiries and Manchester UnitedFollowed 25 year old winger.
Portuguese giants Porto have shown they mean business.
They have sold two players this month – winger Jesus Manuel Corona to Sevilla for £2.5m and midfielder Sergio Oliveira to Roma for a loan fee of £1m with an option to buy for around 12m board.
Conte has also stated a interested in Wolves’ Adama Traore this month.
Diaz is attracting some of the biggest names in Europe after some stellar seasons in both Portugal and Europe.
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He has 16 goals this season and won the Copa America last summer.
He finished the competition with four goals – co-scorer alongside Argentina’s Lionel Messi.
United examined Diaz recently, along with representatives of, among others, Saint-Etienne, Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund.
Meanwhile, Dele Alli’s best hope is escape his Tottenham nightmare looks like Paris Saint-Germain and Everton.
Conte target Frank Kessie is currently in talks with Barcelona on a free summer transfer from AC Milan.
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https://www.thesun.ie/sport/football/8263694/tottenham-luis-diaz-porto-67m-transfer/ Tottenham will NOT bid Luis Diaz asking price with Porto asking for huge £67m transfer fee