Tottenham target Paulo Dybala wants to stay at Juventus and fight for his place in the team, according to Sky Sports in Italy.
In recent days there have been strong reports suggesting Spurs are interested in signing Dybala before the transfer window closes next month. Manchester United have also been linked, with a possible swap deal involving Romelu Lukaku being mooted.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is reportedly willing to break the club’s transfer record for the second time this summer to sign Dybala following the £60 million arrival of French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele from Lyon.
However, Sky Sports in Italy claim Dybala would prefer to remain at Juventus and is willing to fight for his place under new manager Maurizio Sarri. He is even said to be eager to return from his summer break early in order to get used to Sarri’s tactics.
If true, it looks like Spurs’ hopes of making one more prestige signing in the current window have been dashed. Perhaps the club will now focus on solutions to more pressing matters, such as the full-back situation.
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