Report: Pochettino admires Kevin Mirallas, Tottenham 'confident' of completing swap deal

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Tottenham are reportedly edging closer to signing Everton winger Kevin Mirallas.

According to The Telegraph, Tottenham Hotspur are 'confident' of securing a deal for Everton winger Kevin Mirallas this summer.

Tottenham are expected to be active in the transfer market this summer, with manager Mauricio Pochettino no doubt keen to add to his squad having - seemingly - missed out on a Champions League place in his debut season at White Hart Lane.

Improving their options at centre back, central midfield and in attack will be key to Pochettino's plans, but adding another winger will also be important given inconsistent displays from the likes of Andros Townsend and Erik Lamela this term.

Now, according to The Telegraph, Pochettino is a 'big fan' of Everton star Mirallas, and Spurs are confident that they will be signing the Belgian this summer.

Mirallas, 27, joined Everton from Olympiacos in 2012, and has impressed on Merseyside with 27 goals in 101 games for the Toffees.

Yet with his contract set to expire in a year's time, Everton may be vulnerable to losing Mirallas this summer - and Tottenham are reportedly growing increasingly confident that they can reunite the Belgian with his international team mates Jan Vertonghen, Moussa Dembele and Nacer Chadli.

A deal to bring the right-sided winger would almost certainly involve Aaron Lennon heading to Goodison Park in exchange for Mirallas, with the former England international currently impressing on loan at Everton from Spurs.

It's a deal which makes sense for all parties involved, with Pochettino allegedly believing that Mirallas can provide an attacking spark whilst also fitting in the high-pressing style currently deployed at White Hart Lane.

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