£3m-rated defender Sime Vrsaljko linked with Tottenham move

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Sime Vrsaljko is said to be interesting Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a move for Croatian defender Sime Vrsaljko.

The 22-year-old right-back currently plays for Serie A side Sassuolo and Talk Sport has picked up on reports from Italy claiming Spurs are monitoring the player.

At first glance the rumours seem unlikely, given the fact that Kyle Walker has recently returned from injury and summer signing DeAndre Yedlin is tipped to move to White Hart Lane in January. But Vrsaljko’s versatility could prove an enticing prospect for Mauricio Pochettino.

Predominantly a right-back, the Croatian can also operate on the opposite flank and as a right-sided midfielder if required. He is highly-regarded in his homeland and Tottenham have reportedly sent scouts to watch the player in recent times.

Vrsaljko is said to be interesting Juventus and with a reported price-tag of just £3million there will be no shortage of suitors if he does move on.

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