Tottenham reportedly offer Llorente contract of the highest order; player needs wage-cut if Porto is his preferred destination

The latest regarding Tottenham Hotspur's alleged pursuit of Fernando Llorente.

Italian newspaper TuttoSport has given an update on reported Tottenham Hotspur target Fernando Llorente.

The 30-year-old Spaniard has been strongly linked with a move away from Juventus this summer, and the latest report has broken down the various options available to him.

TuttoSport claims that Tottenham would be willing to pay £10.6million for the player and have a contract ready that the paper says is “of the highest order”, however Spurs are by no means the only interested party.

The report goes on to claim that Liverpool remain a potential destination having been the first club to make their interest in the player known earlier this year.

Fellow Premier League club West Ham United are also said to have looked into the possibility of signing Llorente, while FC Porto have not lost hope – although if the Portuguese club are to come out on top the striker will have to considerably reduce his wage demands.

For that reason it seems Tottenham’s allegedly lucrative contract offer stands them in good stead, even if the player is said to prefer a move to his homeland.

The latest report does not mention any Spanish clubs being interested in Llorente, with the potential fee involved in bringing him back to Ligue 1 allegedly putting off some sides.

That will seemingly not be a problem for Tottenham, but it seems there are still hurdles to be overcome before Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino gets his man.

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