REPORT: Tottenham Hotspur Advance Ahead of Premier League Rivals for Sergio Reguilon

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SEVILLE, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 27: Sergio Reguilon Rodriguez of Sevilla FC looks on during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg match between Sevilla FC and CFR Cluj at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on February 27, 2020 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Tottenham Hotspur have advanced ahead of Manchester United in their pursuit of Spanish left-back Sergio Reguilon from Real Madrid, according to David Ornstein.
The London club have made progress on the deal but no agreement has been reached.

Tottenham Hotspur Lead Chase for Sergio Reguilon

United Interest

Over the weekend it was reported that United had held discussions with the 23-year old and his agent, but the key stumbling block was the buy-back clause Madrid wanted to add into the transfer.
According to Fabrizio Romano, the defender has set his heart set on playing for United and desperate to move to the Premier League.

Late Spurs Interest

José Mourinho’s side fell to a 1-0 defeat to Everton on Sunday afternoon and the experienced Portuguese manager is leaving no time to waste and making his move in the market. Alongside Ben Davies and Ryan Sessegnon, Mourinho is set to add a third option that can play at left-back.


Madrid are asking for €30 million (£27 million) plus a buy-back clause. They made the Spaniard available for transfer after signing Ferland Mendy last season.
Reguilon was on-loan last season with Sevilla and exceeded expectations, registering two goals and six assists in La Liga.

Spurs Targets

Spurs are reportedly also looking for a back-up striker to Harry Kane. Trabzonspor attacker Alexander Sorloth, who is on loan from fellow Londoners Crystal Palace, is a target, whilst Bas Dost of Frankfurt is also being considered.

Frankfurt would prefer to do a permanent deal of around £5.1 million, while Spurs are more interested in a loan.

 

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