Everton and Tottenham should be worried by Italian giants' reported scouting mission

May 21st 2017, KCOM Stadium, Hull, Yorkshire,  England;  EPL Premier league football, Hull versus Tottenham Hotspur; Hulls Manager Marco Silva (l) shakes hands with Tottenhams Manger...

Everton reportedly want Porto's Eder Militao while Premier League rivals Spurs have been linked with Hector Herrera, but so have Serie A giants Inter Milan.

Porto's Mexican midfielder Hector Herrera celebrates with the trophy after winning the Super Cup football match against CD Aves at the Aveiro Municipal stadium in Aveiro on August 4, 2018....

Inter Milan jetted out to Portugal for a scouting mission at the weekend. And this could be bad news for both Everton and Tottenham Hotspur.

Because, according to Calciomercato, Inter were keen to watch two of their long-standing transfer targets, Eder Militao and Hector Herrera.

The South American pair started for FC Porto in their 1-0 defeat to bitter rivals Benfica on Sunday. According to Calciomercato, Inter have been tracking the energetic Mexican international Herrera for some time while Militao nearly moved to San Siro from Sao Paulo last summer, only for his non-EU status to scupper the move.

 

But Inter are not the only clubs keeping an eye on reigning Primeira Liga champions Porto.

Calciomercato have also claimed that Spurs are keen on Herrera, who is out of contract at the end of the summer and has rejected offers of a new deal. The 28-year-old could replace Mousa Dembele at the base of Mauricio Pochettino’s midfield.

Haris Seferovic of SL Benfica with Eder Militao of FC Porto in action during the Liga NOS match between SL Benfica and FC Porto at Estadio da Luz on October 7, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.

A Bola has also stated that Everton are keen on the £18 million-rated centre-back Militao (above), who has been called up to the Brazil national team this year. Record even add that his agents have a good relationship with the Toffees, who signed Brazilians Richarlison and Bernard this summer.

But with Inter Milan keen, Everton and Tottenham could be facing a tough challenge in 2019.

Porto's Mexican midfielder Hector Herrera (R) and Porto's Brazilian forward Soares (L) celebrating with trophy after wining the Candido Oliveira Super Cup match between FC Porto and CD...

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