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Tottenham Offered Cut-Priced Deal For Spanish Striker

by Niccolò Misul

Spain Soccer La Liga

Spurs could take advantage of Sevilla’s financial problems to sign International striker.

La Liga side Sevilla have offered Tottenham a cut-price deal for striker Alvaro Negredo , reports Metro. The Spanish club are currently suffering a financial crisis after revealing that they are almost £15million in debt, and facing years of budget cuts after gambles by the club’s owners.

President Jose Maria Del Nido claims that the club is living the worst period since his arrival in 2002 and admitted that at least one of the team’s best players will be sold to aid recovery. “Without selling players we will return to the mediocrity of the last decades. I want to aspire to something and not wander through the league without pain or glory.”

Sevilla have a rich number of talented players which includes Jesus Navas, Diego Perotti, Ivan Rakiti? and Frederico Fazio, but striker Negredo looks set to be the man sacrificed.

The 27-year-old had already been linked to several Premier League clubs. In particular, Tottenham are rumoured to have enquired about Negredo last summer, only to be told he would cost in excess of £25million. Now the Andalusia-based club have offered long-term admirers a cut-price deal in January if they can rush through a deal, which involves £17million to be payed upfront.

The Spanish striker has played 111 games and scored 51 goals since his arrival at Sevilla in 2009 and could be the top striker wanted by Andre Villas-Boas.

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