Report: Have West Brom adjusted Saido Berahino asking price following latest Tottenham bid?

Saido Berahino

Spurs have been pursuing the 22-year-old for much of the summer, but the two clubs seem some way apart when it comes to his value.

Amid news that Tottenham Hotspur have made another bid for Saido Berahino today, as confirmed by West Brom's website, comes a report from Sky Sports that suggests Tony Pulis and his side are in fact asking for what seems to be a higher value for the player than had been widely reported in the press in recent weeks.

Most publications have been insisting that a figure approaching £25 million is the amount necessary for Tottenham to be able to finally claim their man, with the likes of the Mail saying that as recently as last week.

However, it appears that Saido Berahino's transfer request, swiftly denied as it was, has done little to soften the Baggies' stance on selling the player, with Sky Sports suggesting his club want a figure nearer to £30 million before they agree to sell.

If that means Spurs will have to pay over £25 million, it may be proof that Jeremy Peace is indeed unwilling to do business unless a kings ransom is paid for the want-away 22-year-old.

West Brom confirmed that Tottenham have made what was their second bid for the former England Under-21 striker, who scored 20 goals in total last season to make him the second highest scoring Englishman in the top flight.

The Sky Sports report goes on to say that this offer was £18 million as an initial fee, and then add-ons bringing it up to £21 million, with what are perceived as "unrealistic clauses and targets."

Clearly, with just a week to go until the transfer window slams shut, this is one switch that has some way to go before it gets done, if it indeed goes through at all.

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