Valencia Slap £25m Asking Price-Tag On Tottenham Target Roberto Soldado

Reports have suggested that Spurs have already bid £17 million for the striker but it has been rejected by Valencia.

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Tottenham will have to pay £25 million if they want to sign Roberto Soldado according to the strikers club Valencia, the Daily Mirror reports.

Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas is desperate to sign two quality strikers for the up and coming Premier League season in a bid to break into the top flights top four and qualify for the Champions League.

The club missed out on a place in the Champions League last season, finishing in fifth behind bitter rivals Arsenal and Villas-Boas is determined to make sure that it doesn’t happen again.

Soldado is thought to be one of AVB’s top targets and the club have already bid £17 million for the prolific Spaniard.

However, Valencia have said that Spurs will have to trigger the strikers release clause if they want to sign him.

Soldado’s release clause is understood to be £25 million and it is unknown whether Spurs will be willing to pay that amount of money for a 28 year old.

Spurs are also chasing Barcelona striker David Villa and Aston Villa front-man Christan Benteke, with a deal for Villa thought to be close.

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