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Tottenham transfer news: Spurs ‘weighing up’ £50million summer move for Everton defender Michael Keane


Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly willing to break their transfer record to sign Michael Keane.

The Everton defender is believed to be one of Mauricio Pochettino’s summer target with Spurs weighing up a £50million bid.

Michael Keane is wanted by Tottenham

This would eclipse the £42million they spent on Davinson Sanchez in August 2017.

The Daily Express claim Keane has been identified as a possible replacement for Toby Alderweireld.

Keane has been lined-up as a possible replacement for Alderweireld

Alderweireld will have just a year left on his contract in the summer but has a release clause of £25million.

Jan Vertonghen turns 32 this month and Spurs are thought to be preparing for life without their trusty Belgium internationals.

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Arsenal, though, are also thought to be looking at Keane and could rival Tottenham for the centre-back’s signature.

The Gunners sent scouts to watch the England international during Everton’s 2-0 win over West Ham last Saturday.


Keane joined Everton from Burnley in 2017 for £25million and has impressed representing the Toffees.

He made his England debut while still playing for Burnley, and has since gone on to win seven caps for Gareth Southgate’s side.

 

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