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Tottenham Could Upstage Arsenal In £40m Bid For Jackson Martinez

Spurs shock contenders for Colombian goal machine.

Tottenham Hotspur are the latest club to show an interest in Colombian international striker Jackson Martinez, and could upstage rivals Arsenal and Liverpool in the race for his signature, according to the Daily Express.

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The Porto striker is one of the most in demand strikers in Europe right now, and he has fully admitted that he expects to be on the move at the end of the season.

Teams from Spain, Italy and Germany are all said to be keen on landing his signature, though he has expressed a desire to move to the Premier League after both Arsenal and Liverpool entered the race.

Porto have told the English duo that Martinez will command a £40million price-tag should he be sold, and reports today claim that Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino will now rival Arsene Wenger and Brendan Rodgers for the 28-year-old’s signature.

Spurs are in the market for new strikers as both Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado have failed to impress over the last 18 months.

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