Could Thomas Lemar's reported move to Atletico Madrid help Tottenham and Liverpool in Suso pursuit?

Suso of Milan in action during the serie A match between AC Milan and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on February 18, 2018 in Milan, Italy.

Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool are reportedly keen on signing AC Milan's Suso.

Suso of AS Milan in action during the serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and AC Milan at Stadio Artemio Franchi on December 30, 2017 in Florence, Italy.

Long time Tottenham and Liverpool target Suso was reportedly wanted by Atletico Madrid this summer, but with the La Liga side reportedly close to sealing a deal for Thomas Lemar, the Premier League duo's path to signing the Spaniard might just have been made that little bit easier.

Suso joined AC Milan from Liverpool in January 2015, and he has gone on to notch up 15 goals and 26 assists in 95 appearances in all competitions. 

Suso of AC Milan looks on during the Serie A match between AC Milan and SSC Napoli at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 21, 2017 in Milan, Italy.

According to BBC Sport, Atleti have agreed a deal in principle to sign Lemar, and if they complete the transfer for the Frenchman, they will surely end their interest in Suso.

Italian media outlet Calcio Mercato claimed earlier this year that Tottenham and Liverpool were keen on bringing the AC Milan winger to the Premier League this summer.

Fernandez Suso of AC Milan celebrates his goal during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Cagliari Calcio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on August 27, 2017 in Milan, Italy.

The same publication claims that the 24-year-old has a €40 million (£35.3 million) release clause inserted into his current contract with Milan, and both Spurs and the Reds would easily be able to meet that valuation.

Suso has proven over the past two seasons that he is a completely different player to the one who left Anfield in 2015, and he would surely be a welcome addition to either Tottenham or Liverpool.

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