Report: Tottenham are front-runners to sign Arsenal-linked Ivan Perisic

Ivan Perisic  of FC Internazionale looks dejected during the Serie A match between Frosinone Calcio and FC Internazionale at Stadio Benito Stirpe, Frosinone, Italy on 14 April 2019.

Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and West Ham United are all reportedly interested in signing the Inter Milan star.

Ivan Perisic #44 of FC Interernazionale runs during the International Champions Cup match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Internazionale at National Stadium on July 27, 2017 in Singapore.

According to a report from Italian media outlet Gazzetta dello Sport, Tottenham remain in pole position to sign Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, despite facing competition from London rivals Arsenal and West Ham.

The Croatian World Cup finalist is valued at €35 million (£30 million) according to Italian publication Tutto Mercato Web, and in today's market that would represent excellent value for money for Spurs, despite the winger's advancing years.

 

The 30-year-old has racked up seven goals and eight assists in 39 appearances in all competitions for Inter this season, and he seems to possesses all of the attributes required to be a success in the Premier League with Tottenham.

Quite where Perisic ends up next season is anyone's guess, but according to Italian news outlet Gazzetta dello Sport, Tottenham, Arsenal and West Ham all want to sign him.

Ivan Perisic of Inter Milan shoots past Jan Vertonghen during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Tottenham Hotspur and FC Internazionale at Wembley Stadium on November 28,...

They also go on to claim that Spurs are the front-runners for the Croatia international's signature, however.

Whether Pochettino, Daniel Levy and Joe Lewis will be prepared to part with £30 million for a 30-year-old, though, remains to be seen.

Ivan Perisic of FC Internazionale in action during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and US Sassuolo at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 19, 2019 in Milan, Italy.

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