Sky Sports have reported that Tottenham Hotspur are now 'unlikely' to be signing Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala this summer.
And more reports from Italy on Friday indicated that the interest was very genuine, as La Stampa claimed that Tottenham's £45 million bid was rejected by the Serie A champions, who want £35 million more.
These are exciting times for the North Londoners who, in addition to signing Tanguy Ndombele, also look set to wrap up a double deal for Giovani Lo Celso and Ryan Sessegnon.
But will Dybala be joining them? Not according to Sky Sports News, who reported yesterday that the 25-year-old was 'unlikely' to sign for Tottenham.
The same publication later reported that Juventus want Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku and are willing to include Dybala in the deal, which makes a move to Mauricio Pochettino's side look even further away.
It's a shame because the former Palermo marksman is perfect for the Lilywhites. Pochettino has needed a top-drawer alternative to Harry Kane for years, but Dybala probably isn't interested in being the Englishman's plan-b and few could blame him.
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