Report: Tottenham looking to beat Juventus to Amadou Diawara

Bologna fans celebrating

Tottenham have joined Chelsea and Juventus in the chase for Amadou Diawara.

Tottenham Hotspur have entered the race to sign Serie A sensation Amadou Diawara, report Tuttomercatoweb.

Diawara is also interesting Italian champions Juventus, writes the same report, as well as German side Schalke.

Premier League rivals Chelsea are also hovering, with GianlucadiMarzio.com reporting this week that agents close to Roman Abramovich have been in discussions regarding the player.

Diawara is enjoying a breakthrough season with Bologna, at only 18-years-old.

The Guinea born midfielder holds an Italian passport and would not require a work permit to sign for a Premier League club.

He has played 13 Serie A games for Bologna this season and is a defensive midfielder. Prior to this season he was playing in San Marino, and the interest from some of the biggest clubs in European football represents a meteoric rise.

Diawara will not be available cheaply, as he has a contract with Bologna until 2020. Tuttomercatoweb report that in recent weeks the Italian side rejected an offer of 13 million Euros from Schalke.

He is not the only young midfielder linked with a move to Spurs after impressing in Serie A this season. 18-year-old Empoli midfielder Assane Diousse was touted for a transfer to the North London side by Tuttomercatoweb

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