Inter Milan could win the race for Tottenham target Keita Balde.
Inter Milan have made a move for Lazio star Keita Balde and appear in pole position to pip Tottenham Hotspur to his signature.
The Mirror reported earlier this month that Keita is a top target for Spurs, with Lazio wanting £27 million for the forward.
Keita has been missing from Lazio's squads this season, providing doctor's notes to verify he is not psychologically well enough to play, as the transfer speculation increases.
He has been trying to force a move to Juventus but Lazio have refused and the Bianconeri appear to have given up.
Now Inter have move ahead, with Keita open to a switch.
He has reportedly agreed a five-year deal with the Nerazzuri worth 3.5 million Euros a year.
Lazio however are yet to agree terms with Inter, giving rival clubs like Tottenham a slither of hope a deal can be done before the transfer deadline.