Tottenham should avoid a move for Dani Ceballos

Dani Ceballos of Real Madrid during the La Liga Santander  match between Rayo Vallecano v Real Madrid on April 28, 2019

Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing the Real Madrid ace, according to reports.

Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos gives a thumb up as he poses on the pitch during his presentation as new football player of the Real Madrid CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid...

According to a report from Spanish media outlet El Desmarque, Tottenham are the main team in for Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos this summer, but for the quoted price of around £45 million, he really would not be worth the money for the north London outfit.

The 22-year-old joined Los Blancos from Real Betis in the summer of 2017, but he has really struggled at the Bernabeu, making just 17 La Liga starts for the Spanish giants.

 

Spurs have some really exciting summer transfer targets lined up, including the likes of Tanguy Ndombele (Sky Sports), Donny van de Beek (Daily Mail) and Giovani Lo Celso (BBC Sport).

All three names mentioned would be far better options for Tottenham than Ceballos, and it's not even as if the Madrid midfielder is available on the cheap.

The six-capped Spain international has shown that he is a decent player over the past few years, but nothing more than that, and he certainly would not be worth £40 million plus.

Dani Ceballos of Spain during the  UEFA Nations league match between Spain  v England  at the Estadio Benito Villamarin on October 15, 2018 in Sevilla Spain

Spurs need to add some real top class talent to their ranks this summer, and as harsh as it may seem, Ceballos just doesn't fit into that category.

This summer's transfer window will be a vitally important one for Tottenham, and avoiding a move for the Madrid midfielder would be a wise move from Mauricio Pochettino.

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