Report suggests Tottenham still have chance to land Youri Tielemans

A general view inside the stadium ahead of the Ligue 1 match between AS Monaco and FC Nantes at Stade Louis II on February 16, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco.

Tottenham Hotspur continue to be linked with Youri Tielemans.

A general view inside the stadium ahead of the Ligue 1 match between AS Monaco and FC Nantes at Stade Louis II on February 16, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco.

According to Sky Sports, Monaco will simply sell Youri Tielemans to the highest bidder this summer, despite wanting Leicester City's Adrien Silva.

Monaco decided to loan Tielemans out to Leicester in January, essentially doing a loan swap involving Portuguese ace Silva after he was frozen out at the King Power Stadium.

 

Tielemans has been a sensation in the Premier League, notching three goals and four assists in 13 games for the Foxes, rapidly becoming a fan favourite.

Silva hasn't registered a single goal or assist for Monaco, but he has started 11 games, and Sky Sports claim that Monaco want a permanent deal for the 30-year-old.

However, it's believed that their pursuit of Silva won't impact their decision on Tielemans, and they'll simply sell to the highest bidder despite their interest in Silva and Leicester's desire to rush through a permanent move for the Belgian.

Leicester City's Belgian midfielder Youri Tielemans celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power...

That gives Tottenham Hotspur hope of signing Tielemans, as it's claimed in the same report that Spurs are interested in snatching the 22-year-old this summer.

A deal would cost a huge amount, but just knowing that Monaco won't let their interest in Silva give Leicester exclusivity to Tielemans is a major boost for Mauricio Pochettino and co.

NIMES, FRANCE - May 11:  Adrien Silva #15 of Monaco in action during the Nimes V Monaco, French Ligue 1, regular season match at Stade des Costières on May 11th 2019, Nimes, France

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