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Bundesliga star admits Tottenham are interested in him

Tottenham transfer target Kevin Wimmer has confirmed that Spurs are trying to sign him from FC Koln this summer, according to Metro.

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Mauricio Pochettino is thought to be on the lookout for defensive reinforcements and is actively trying to improve the back four as quickly as he can for the 2015/16 season. A main criticism of the north London side has been their defence has not been solid enough to mount a realistic top four challenge Austria international Wimmer is thought to be on the list of targets for the Argentine.

Spurs are thought to have offered £4m for the defender to the Bundesliga strugglers and Wimmer has admitted that there is interest from the club in him, saying: “Definitely there is interest in my services.”

Koln have not yet secured their Bundesliga status though, sitting seven points above the drop zone, and as a result the transfer target has confirmed he will not make a decision on his future until the end of the season.

“Nothing is done yet,” he said.

“Both clubs have agreed we will at first be sure of our top-flight status. And then we will see what’s going to happen.”

The 22-year-old has been a regular fixture in the first team this season, featuring 28 times in the Bundesliga for the Cologne side and once in an international friendly for his national side.

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