Guillem Balague says Tottenham Hotspur will sign Sandro from Barcelona next month

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The Barcelona forward has been linked with Spurs recently.

Catalan newspaper Sport reported earlier this week that Tottenham Hotspur were in hot pursuit of Barcelona youngster Sandro.

The report suggested that Spurs' and Sandro's representatives had spoken over a deal - which will see him sign a four-and-half year contract at White Hart Lane.

The deal has been mired in doubt however. Tottenham do not want a buy-back clause included in his deal.

Barcelona have such clauses in place with Everton and Aston Villa for Gerard Deulofeu and Adama Traore respectively but Spurs are not keen on such a deal.

Despite this stumbling block Tottenham are expected to get the deal over the line, according to Spanish football expert Guillem Balague.

He was acting as a pundit on the Barcelona v Real Betis match yesterday when he confirmed a deal should be going ahead:

"They (Barcelona) are looking to sell players as well. Sandro, one of their players in Barcelona B, has been linked with Tottenham.

"That looks like a goer so will likely happen."

He neglected to mention whether or not there would be a buy-back clause in any deal but it certainly appears as though he is confident that Tottenham will get their man.

Yesterday it was reported by the Daily Mail that Barcelona were willing to sell Sandro to Spurs for just £3 million - if they agreed to include a buy-back clause in his deal.

Spurs have just lost Clinton N'Jie to injury for three months and want another attacking option. Sandro is a Spanish Under-21 international who has played 18 times for Barca this season but not as a starting XI regular.

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