Tottenham Hotspur latest: Including Chadli and Vertonghen

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Tottenham Hotspur have been named as one of the clubs interested in Belgian winger Nacer Chadli. The 23-year-old is valued at £8.5 million and also interesting Liverpool. He presently plays for Dutch side FC Twente, and while his agent has said Chadli wants to play in the Champions League, he may be willing to compromise if an English club take a serious interest.

His international teammate Jan Vertonghen, a current Spurs star, has spoken of his desperation to see his talented Belgium side qualify for next year's World Cup. Belgium play a crucial World Cup qualifier against Serbia this week, and need to win to apply the pressure on Croatia who are level on points at the top of the group.

Gareth Bale has once again been talking up his working relationship with Andre Villas-Boas, insisting the Portuguese manager is a key reason to getting the best out of him. He has praised the tactical system currently utilised at Spurs, and this has been taken by The Mail as a 'hint he wants to stay at Tottenham and snub Real Madrid.'

A report has claimed Spurs are in fresh talks for Leandro Damiao, who plays for Internacional in Brazil. The 23-year-old is a long-term target for the club. His agent has described Spurs as an 'important club who can't be ruled out.'

Roberto Soldado is ready to snub any interest from Tottenham, report SkySports, with the player stating his aim is to help Valencia return to the Champions League. The club's financial situation could still however see him sold.

Udinese striker Matej Vydra says his goal is to play in the Premier League. He spent last season on loan at Watford in the Championship, winning the division's Player of the Year Award. Spurs are said to be interested and his agent says 'two or three clubs' in the Premier League approached him about a deal in January.

And finally, Christian Benteke will cost Tottenham a staggering £40 million according to the Mirror. Aston Villa's extortionate price tag is likely to deter Spurs' interest, barring the sale of Gareth Bale.

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