Report: Tottenham to battle Ajax for Diogo Queirós this summer

Porto captain Diogo Queiros celebrates after the Porto v Chelsea UEFA Youth League Final at Colovray Sports Centre on April 29, 2019 in Nyon, Switzerland.

Tottenham Hotspur and Ajax are reportedly keen on signing the Porto centre-back.

Diogo Queiros of FC Porto B  in action during the Liga Ledman Pro match between CD Mafra and FC Porto B at Estadio do Parque Desportivo Municipal de Mafra on December 1, 2018 in Mafra,...

According to a report from Portuguese outlet Record, Tottenham are set to battle it out with Ajax for the signature of Porto ace Diogo Queirós this summer.

The 20-year-old centre-back is highly regarded in Portugal, and he has a €25 million (£21.5 million) release clause inserted into his current contract, according to Record.

 

The Portuguese outlet claims that both Spurs and Ajax are only wiling to pay around €15 million (£12.9 million) for his services, however.

Tottenham are in need of another centre-back, with Jan Vertonghen on the wring side of 32, and Toby Alderweireld facing an uncertain future in north London.

Queirós is a real talent, but he would be a signing more for the future for Spurs.

FC Porto defender Diogo Queiros from Portugal during the match between FC Porto v RB Leipzig for the UEFA Youth Champions League match at Centro de Treino do Olival on November 01, 2017 in...

He is still yet to play for Porto's senior side, although he has played 45 games for their 'B' team.

The Record claims that Porto will consider all offers for the youngster this summer, and if Tottenham do manage to sign him for somewhere in the region of the reported fee of £12.9 million, it could turn out to be a real coup for the north London outfit.

Diogo Lucas Queiros of FC Porto during the UEFA Youth League group H match between Tottenham Hotspur and FC Porto on March 13, 2018 in Enfield, United Kingdom.

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