Report: Tottenham-linked defender Kamil Glik lined up for new contract, wages possible issue

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Torino are reportedly trying to keep Tottenham target Kamil Glik at the club.

According to Tutto Mercato Web, Torino are hoping to extend Kamil Glik's contract this summer in a bid to fend off interest from Tottenham.

Glik, 27, is Torino's captain and has become one of the best defenders in Serie A since his move to Turin from Palermo in 2011.

The Polish international, who has previously had spells with Real Madrid C, Piast Gliwice and Bari, is one of Torino's remaining key players from last season having sold Ciro Immobile and Alessio Cerci last summer - and now they may be facing a similar fate with Glik.

Recent reports from The Sun have suggested that Tottenham have set their sights on signing Glik this summer as Mauricio Pochettino looks to strengthen his defence.

With Federico Fazio struggling of late, Pochettino is likely to target a central defender at the end of the season, and Glik's displays in Italy appear to have caught his eye.

However, Tutto Mercato Web report that Torino are now looking to extend Glik's contract beyond it's current expiration of 2017 - but there is a problem.

They believe that Torino must now find the money to afford an extension for Glik, whose stock - and ultimately his cost in terms of wages - are rising by the week.

Tottenham will be monitoring the situation closely if reports are to be believed, with Torino desperately scrambling to find the funds to keep him in Turin.

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