Three Sevilla players Tottenham should demand as part of Fazio deal

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A look at potential transfer avenues available to Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham defender Federico Fazio is wanted by former club Sevilla, the president of the Spanish club has confirmed.

Quoted by Spanish outlet ABC, Jose Castro says that negotiations are underway with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy, who aims to get the maximum possible price for the centre-back, who is surplus to requirements at Spurs.

Levy usually does an excellent job of getting his money's worth, but what if this time he decided to look at engineering a player swap instead?

Here are three Sevilla players who Tottenham should target, and we have discounted former targets Yevhen Konoplyanka and Fernando Llorente who only joined the Spanish side in the summer...

Kevin Gameiro

French striker Kevin Gameiro is 28 and could be an ideal short term option to back up Harry Kane up front. He has scored nine goals already this season, proving more than useful. Bringing him in would help Tottenham's aspirations to finish in the top four, but they would still potentially be able to spend big money on an even more prolific striker in the summer.

Victor Iborra

Tottenham have a superb young side but it is one which could benefit from experience, especially heading into the latter stages of the season. 27-year-old Vicente Iborra could provide this, as well as an attacking threat from midfield, netting nine times for Sevilla last season. Dele Alli and Eric Dier have been excellent this season, but Iborra can take the pressure off them, and compete for a spot with Moussa Dembele, or even cover Christian Eriksen in a more advanced role.

Sebastian Cristofolo

Cristofolo is one of Uruguay's most exciting talents, but he lost several months of football with a serious knee injury last season. He has bounced back and made four La Liga appearances this campaign, and is still just 22-years-old. He fits the profile of the type of player Tottenham are looking to sign, and the central midfielder could thrive under the management of fellow South American Mauricio Pochettino.

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