Reported Tottenham target Shkodran Mustafi comments on rumours

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The former Everton talent has only joined Valencia in the summer.

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a move for Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi in the summer. The club are rumoured to be keen on the German World Cup winner in a report by talkSPORT. They claim that Younes Kaboul is set to leave and there are uncertainties about Jan Vertonghen, which would make a central defender a major concern for the summer market.

The player of course has some experience of English football.

Everton snapped up the youngster from Hamburg in 2009 and played just one game for the club against BATE Borisov in the Europa League.

But by January 2012 David Moyes had decided Mustafi would not cut it in the Premier League and let him join Italian side Sampdoria on a free transfer.

Since then he has improved vastly, now a regular in the Valencia side.

So the 22-year-old would be an excellent option for Tottenham. Now he has been speaking about the links. Tutto Mercato Web quote him as saying to Plaza Deportivo that he is not thinking about a move, leaving those issues for his agents to deal with:

"I do not read what the press writes - assured -. The media write about everything, but at the moment I am at Valencia I only think the game against Cordoba. I do not want to think about the market or another.

"With these things are concerned my agent and my father, so I can focus on the field. I have two agents, one in Germany and one in Italy, more than my father, then it's not for me to worry about the market."

He certainly does not rule out a Tottenham move but for now it seems this Moyes reject is looking to finish his great season with Los Che on a high.

Come the summer, he might be willing to talk a little bit more about transfer plans.

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