Reported Tottenham target Hector Herrera rejects three contract offers at Porto

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino watches his players during the English League Cup third round football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at Stadium...

FC Porto's Primeira Liga champion Hector Herrera is reportedly a target for Tottenham Hotspur.

Porto's Mexican midfielder Hector Herrera in action during the Premier League 2018

A difficult couple of weeks at Tottenham Hotspur have shed light on why Mauricio Pochettino seemingly wants to bring a combative central midfielder to North London in the New Year.

Victor Wanyama has struggled for game time recently thanks to injury problems while Eric Dier has been far below his best of late too. Mousa Dembele, meanwhile, looks set to be on his way out of Spurs in the near future with links to China not going anywhere fast.

 

So expect Hector Herrera’s name to keep cropping up over the next few months.

According to talkSPORT, the Porto captain is a target for Spurs, who are set to step up their interest in the January transfer window.

Hector Herrera of Porto during the UEFA Champions League  match between Schalke 04 v FC Porto at the Veltins Arena on September 18, 2018 in Gelsenkirchen Germany

The Mexican international will be a free agent next summer and, according to CM Jornal, he has now rejected three separate offers of a contract extension at the current Primeira Liga champions. It is understood that Herrera wants to try his hand elsewhere after catching the eye for Mexico at this summer’s World Cup.

Spurs face plenty of competition, however, with CM Jornal adding that Roma, Barcelona, Real Madrid and North London rivals Arsenal also keeping a close eye on the 28-year-old.

Eber Bessa of Vitoria FC with Hector Herrera of FC Porto in action during the Liga NOS match between Vitoria FC and FC Porto at Estadio do Bonfim on September 22, 2018 in Setubal, Portugal.

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