Tottenham Hotspur are fascinated with a deal to carry Pau Torres to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the summertime switch window.
What’s the speak?
That’s in keeping with a declare made by Fabrizio Romano, with the Italian switch insider and journalist revealing in a latest interview with Que Golazo that, after failing with a bid to signal the Villarreal centre-back 12 months in the past, Fabio Paratici stays within the 25-year-old – whom each Manchester United and Chelsea are additionally reportedly eager on – this summer season.
Relating to Spurs’ curiosity within the Spain worldwide, Romano stated: “Tottenham needed him one yr in the past and he was near becoming a member of, then he determined to remain at Villarreal to play Champions League soccer. However now, Tottenham are nonetheless following him.”
An “extraordinary” signing
With Fabio Paratici being reported to have prioritised the signing of a left-sided centre-back forward of Tottenham’s 2022/23 marketing campaign, it’s simple to see why the Italian sporting director is maintaining a tally of the scenario of Torres this summer season.
Do you suppose Torres could be a very good signing for £55m?
Certainly, over his 30 LaLiga appearances this season, the £60m-rated defender has been a colossus in Unai Emery’s backline, serving to his aspect maintain ten clear sheets, along with making a mean of 0.6 interceptions, 0.9 tackles, 3.1 clearances and profitable 4.0 duels – at successful charge of 66% – per sport.
The £126k-per-week expertise has additionally impressed going forwards, bagging 4 targets and creating three huge probabilities for his teammates, in addition to finishing a mean of 54.4 passes, 4.5 lengthy balls, 0.8 dribbles and taking 0.7 pictures per fixture.
These metrics have seen the participant who Javi Calleja labelled an “extraordinary expertise” common a particularly spectacular SofaScore match score of 7.06, rating him as Villarreal’s fourth-best performer within the prime flight of Spanish soccer.
As such, it’s clear for all to see that Torres would make an distinctive addition to Antonio Conte’s present choices on the again, main us to consider that Paratici merely should activate the centre-back’s reported £55m launch clause this summer season – because the 25-year-old would undoubtedly assist to take Spurs to a unique degree subsequent season.
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