Report: Tottenham Hotspur met Real Betis official over Giovani Lo Celso

Byron Bonilla of Nicaragua fights for the ball with Giovani Lo Celso of Argentina during a friendly match between Argentina and Nicaragua at Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario on May 7,...

Tottenham Hotspur reportedly want Giovani Lo Celso of Real Betis.

(L-R) Giovani Lo Celso of Real Betis, Lorenzo Moron of Real Betis celebrates goal 0-1 during the La Liga Santander  match between Real Madrid v Real Betis Sevilla at the Santiago Bernabeu...

According to El Desmarque, Tottenham Hotspur and Real Betis have been in contact regarding the transfer of Giovani Lo Celso.

It has been reported that Real Betis vice-chairman and CEO Jose Miguel Lopez Catalan travelled to London and held talks with Tottenham officials.

The report has claimed that Tottenham are interested in signing the 23-year-old midfielder in the summer transfer window.

 

Expensive signing

Lo Celso is one of the best young midfielders in Europe, and the Argentina international will be a very good signing for Tottenham in the summer transfer window.

However, the 23-year-old will not be a cheap recruit, with Sky Sports reporting that Betis will accept a fee of £70 million.

(L-R) Igor Zubeldia of Real Sociedad, Giovani Lo Celso of Real Betis during the La Liga Santander  match between Real Sociedad v Real Betis Sevilla at the Estadio Anoeta on April 4, 2019...

The youngster’s release clause is £88m, but Spanish club Betis will do a deal for a fee of £70m, according to Sky Sports.

According to WhoScored, Lo Celso made 27 starts and five starts in La Liga for Betis this season, scoring nine goals and providing four assists in the process.

Giovani Lo Celso (L) of Argentina fights for the ball with Byron Bonilla (R) of Nicaragua during a friendly match between Argentina and Nicaragua at Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario on...

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