Tottenham reportedly unwilling to pay more than £15m for Anthony Martial

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According to the latest report Tottenham Hotspur have set an upper limit when it comes to bidding for a young French forward.

According to a report from Goal.com, Tottenham Hotspur are not prepared to pay more than £15million for AS Monaco forward Anthony Martial.

The 19-year-old has been linked with a move to White Hart Lane in recent days, with the Mirror suggesting it would take a bid in the region of £18.2million to seal the deal.

But it is now being suggested Spurs have an upper limit and that no deal has yet been concluded, despite recent claims to the contrary from Martial’s homeland.

The France under-21 international played 48 times for Monaco last season, scoring 12 goals and providing five assists in that time.

He fits the Tottenham transfer model of signing promising young players whose value is likely to increase in the coming years, while he could also bed in with a whole host of talented youngsters currently making waves in North London.

But with Tottenham allegedly unwilling to pay more than £15million – which is no surprise given the player’s age, inexperience and relatively average goal-return to date – it remains to be seen if they will ultimately get their man, especially when Monaco’s manager Jardim recently told L’Equipe – in comments later reported by GFN – that he has no intention of waving goodbye to the talented teenager.

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