Tottenham reportedly scouted Porto against Estoril on Wednesday.
Porto took on Estoril in a league clash at the Estadio do Dragao, and came away with a thumping 4-0 victory thanks to two goals from Moussa Marega, as well as strikes from Yacine Brahimi and Ivan Marcano.
FC Porto's Ricardo Pereira (L)
Manager Sergio Conceicao will be delighted with the win, but it seems that Tottenham were casting their eye on his squad as they finally look to make their first signing of the summer.
The Daily Mail report that Spurs sent a scout to watch the game, and whilst they could have been watching the likes of Marega or Yacine Brahimi, right back Ricardo Pereira makes the most sense as a player Tottenham could have been keeping an eye on.
Spurs are in the market for a new right back having sold Kyle Walker to Manchester City in a big-money deal last month, with Kieran Trippier interest and Kyle Walker-Peters too inexperienced right now.
Pereira has been linked with a move to Spurs throughout the summer transfer window, and whilst it's noted that Tottenham are allegedly unwilling to pay Porto's £20million asking price, Wednesday's scouting mission may mean that Spurs re-think their approach.
Portugal defender Ricardo Pereira in action
Pereira, 23, spent the last two seasons on loan with Nice in France, and he now returns to Porto as a much improved player, starting the season as Conceicao's first-choice right back.
With pace and attacking ability, as well as versatility to play all the up both flanks, Pereira looks to be the ideal replacement for Walker, and in this market, a £20million deal doesn't seem too egregious - and after scouting him this week, we could see Tottenham firm up their interest in Pereira once again.
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