Spurs fail in late move for Atletico Madrid winger – report

Spurs fail in late move for Atletico Madrid winger – report

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MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 19: Yannick Carrasco (L) of Atletico de Madrid competes for the ball with Florian Lejeune (R) of SD Eibar during the Copa del Rey quarter-final match between Club Atletico de Madrid and SD Eibar at Estadio Vicente Calderon on January 19, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

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Tottenham have made an enquiry about Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco but a deal has been rated ‘no chance’, according to The Athletic.

Reliable journalist David Ornstein claims a number of clubs, including Spurs, explored a move for Carrasco but it is now too late to get a deal done.

It is believed the Belgian’s release clause expired last week, making a cheap move all but impossible to strike before tonight’s deadline.

Ornstein says Atletico may try to sell Carrasco again in the summer, though there is no indication as to whether Tottenham will extend their interest beyond the current window.

Thankfully, Spurs are reportedly set to sign Juventus winger Dejan Kulusevski, so they should have plenty of depth in wide areas for the remainder of the season.

That said, Antonio Conte will surely want to strengthen even further next term, so don’t rule out a summer move for Carrasco or a similar player.

Tottenham are also said to be closing in on a deal for Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur on what could be a busy deadline day – stay tuned to TottenhamBlog.com for updates.

4 COMMENTS

  1. player has a (sillY) release clause
    spurs ask will you sell for less
    club says no
    non story
    fans and media lose their heads saying we`ve failed in another transfer
    hes not even that good

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