Tottenham Hotspur transfer news: Can Spurs beat Arsenal to Real Madrid striker?

Alvaro Morata

A round up of the latest transfer stories about Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid are demanding a loan fee of £1.7 million for striker Alvaro Morata.

Spurs tried to sign the forward last summer as part of the Gareth Bale deal and if they stand a chance of beating Arsenal to the signing if they are willing to stump up the cash.

Tim Sherwood could be keen on a move with Roberto Soldado and Emmanuel Adebayor needing some attacking support in the first team.

Juventus won’t move for Argentinian Erik Lamela until the summer.

Juve had been linked with a move for the struggling attacking star this month but Tottenham are unwilling to let the player leave.

The Daily Mail suggests that Tottenham would want the majority of the £30 million back which they paid for Lamela to sign him from AS Roma.

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Tottenham’s Jermain Defoe is on the verge of completing a move to MLS side Toronto.

Defoe has struggled to find regular first team football at Spurs this season, with Emmanuel Adebayor recently coming back into the setup.

“Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe will be unveiled as TFC's newest Designated Player Monday morning,” reads a report in the Toronto Sun.

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