Tottenham have been scouting Bayer Leverkusen centre-back Jonathan Tah, according to the Mirror.

The club is said to be monitoring potential replacements for Toby Alderweireld in case the Belgian leaves the club this summer.

Talks between Spurs and Alderweireld over a new contract have reportedly broken down, with the club unwilling to match the player’s weekly salary request of £150,000.

Alderweireld currently earns around £50,000 a week, far less than the rest of the Premier League’s top defenders and Tottenham’s top earner, Harry Kane, who is on upwards of £110,000 a week.

As a result, Spurs are believed to be willing to sell the 29-year-old this summer, although there are still suggestions a new contract could eventually be agreed.

With that in mind, the Mirror believes Tottenham are looking at Leverkusen’s Tah as a possible replacement.

The 22-year-old is a first-team regular at Leverkusen and has also earned three caps for the German national team.

Leverkusen value him at £35 million, not a ridiculous amount of money in the current climate.

A move for Tah will probably depend on Alderweireld’s future.




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