As last week progressed it started to look increasingly likely that Spurs would be aiming to tie up a deal for FC Twente’s Belgian International Winger Nacer Chadli. The 23 year old has a prolific record of goals and assists while playing on either wing and the player himself seemed keen on a switch to the Premier League.
‘It has been known for a while that Tottenham are interested in Nacer,’ said Chadli’s agent Daniel Evrard.
‘We would welcome this move, but I don’t think the two teams are in talks yet.
‘We’re still waiting for a contract offer.’
A few days after those comments were made, Chadli’s current employers confirmed that they have yet to receive a bid from Spurs but there is interest from elsewhere in the Premiership.
“We hear a lot about Tottenham but the club will have to put up a concrete offer first,” said Twente Chairman Jens Munsterman.
“So far, only Swansea and Shakhtar have made concrete offers and are still options, even though Nacer decided not to go to them.
“We hope for some clarity this week.”
With 21 goals in 80 league matches for his Dutch team, Chadli looks a top prospect but a move to White Hart Lane may be some way off at this point.