Report: Tottenham interested in signing Hector Herrera to improve midfield

Hector Herrera

Tottenham are reportedly interested in signing Porto midfielder Hector Herrera this summer.

According to The Telegraph, Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing Porto midfielder Hector Herrera during this summer's transfer window.

Spurs are likely to be active this summer having seemingly missed out on a Champions League place, with Mauricio Pochettino no doubt looking to stamp his authority on the current squad.

Whilst Nabil Bentaleb and Ryan Mason have emerged as regulars in Pochettino's midfield, but the likes of Etienne Capoue, Paulinho and Mousa Dembele have been anonymous throughout the season.

Therefore, Pochettino should be looking to strengthen his central midfield options - and The Telegraph believe that Porto star Herrera is on his wish list.

Herrera, 25, joined Porto from Pachuca back in 2013, and has become a key player for the Portuguese outfit, playing a starring role in Porto's run to the quarter-finals of the Champions League this season.

With three goals and five assists in just nine Champions League appearances, Herrera has emerged as one of the most underrated players in the competition - and Spurs appear to have been suitably impressed.

The Telegraph believe that Herrera is now a summer target for Spurs, who will now be hoping that Herrera's Champions League performances didn't attract too much attention from other clubs.

Porto have certainly earned a reputation for being a 'selling club' in recent years having sold the likes of Radamel Falcao, Hulk, James Rodriguez, Eliaquim Mangala and Joao Moutinho - so they may be in a great position to command a large fee for Herrera this summer, should Spurs come calling.

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