Tottenham ‘push’ to sign £54m ‘phenomenon’ at Hotspur Way

Tottenham are still pushing to sign Inter Milan defender Alessandro Bastoni despite being told he is not for sale, according to Sky Sports reporter Dharmesh Sheth.

The £54 million The Italy international has emerged as a top target for Antonio Conte’s centre-back, although Spurs’ chances of bringing him to the Premier League suffered a serious blow when his agent revealed he would stay at San Siro .

What’s the latest news about Bastoni?

Athleticism reported before the window opened that Bastoni was on a shortlist of left centre-backs that Conte hoped to sign this summer.

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sky sports went on to confirm that Spurs’ pursuit had progressed, with talks between the two clubs ongoing.

Bastoni, described as ‘phenomenal‘ by Italian expert Conor Clancy, responded by saying: “I have two years of my contract with Inter, so I’m relaxed. The club haven’t told me anything. I’m just waiting to go on vacation after that and then start pre-season with Inter. .

However, a few days later Tullio Tinti, Bastoni’s agent, met with the club’s directors and said that Bastoni would stay with the Serie A giants permanently.

“Bastoni will definitely stay at Inter” he said. “He has a contract with Inter, he is happy to play at Inter and there is no problem. I respect the contracts. If they call me, there is no problem.

But Sheth doesn’t necessarily believe Tottenham’s hopes of signing Bastoni are over just yet.

What did Sheth say about Bastoni?

He told GIVEMESPORT: “Bastoni’s is very interesting because Tottenham are still pushing to sign Bastoni from Inter Milan. It has to be said that Inter Milan don’t want to lose him, and the agent came out and said he was happy at the moment. ‘Inter Milan, it’s not going anywhere, but is it a screen where Inter Milan are protecting their investments so if they sell, do they get the maximum amount of money?

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Could Tottenham still sign Bastoni?

It feels like Tottenham could be chasing a lost cause here, although it has been widely reported that Inter need to raise funds this summer to ease some of their financial troubles, giving Spurs a small chance.

It could also take the form of Milan Skriniar Where Lautaro Martinezwho have both been linked lately.

But if a deal is to be struck here, it’s up to Bastoni and Inter, with Tottenham’s position on the situation loud and clear.

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