Tottenham target Wilmar Barrios responds when asked if he is distracted by speculation

Boca Juniors' Colombian midfielder Wilmar Barrios (front) celebrates after scoring a goal against Estudiantes during their Argentina First Division Superliga football match at Centenario...

Tottenham linked midfielder says he is focusing on Boca Juniors.

Wilmar Barrios of Boca Juniors fights for the ball with Franco Cristaldo of Defensa y Justicia during a match between Boca Juniors and Defensa y Justicia as part of Argentine Superliga 2017

Wilmar Barrios says his focus is on Boca Juniors amid questions over his future.

Barrios has been linked to Tottenham Hotspur over the past month and starred at the World Cup.

Marca Colombia reported this week that Tottenham have reached out to his family to sound him out over a potential move.

The defensive midfielder, rated at £25m, insists he is not distracted by the speculation and until told otherwise, his commitment is to Boca.

He told One Football: "I do not know anything about that, now I have my mind on what is coming with Boca Juniors.

"I have to introduce myself to the preseason with the team, I belong to Boca and I'm from Boca."

Wilmar Barrios of Boca Juniors leaves the field after being injured during a match between Independiente and Boca Juniors as part of Superliga 2017

Barrios though is only at Boca until they tell him otherwise, which depends on them receiving a bid.

He impressed at the World Cup and if Tottenham don't make an offer then another team likely will.

Boca are close to their foreign player quota, and will exceed if they sign David Ospina from Arsenal as has been rumoured [via Mirror], increasing their need to sell.

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