Report: Tottenham step up Sabitzer chase - would cost £45.8m

(BILD ZEITUNG OUT) Marcel Sabitzer of RB Leipzig is celebrating his first goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg match between RB Leipzig and Tottenham Hotspur at Red...

Tottenham are reported to have stepped up their pursuit of Marcel Sabitzer.

(BILD ZEITUNG OUT) Marcel Sabitzer of RB Leipzig is celebrating his first goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg match between RB Leipzig and Tottenham Hotspur at Red...

German newspaper BILD is reporting Tottenham Hotspur are stepping up their pursuit of Marcel Sabitzer.

BILD report RB Leipzig would look for at least 50 million Euros (£45.8m) to part ways with the midfielder.

Sabitzer starred for Leipzig in their recent Champions League last 16 win over Tottenham.

 

He scored twice in the 3-0 win over Spurs in the second leg win a fortnight ago.

Sabitzer has now scored 15 goals this season and clearly caught Jose Mourinho's eye. He is currently under contract until 2022.

(BILD ZEITUNG OUT) Marcel Sabitzer of RB Leipzig controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg match between RB Leipzig and Tottenham Hotspur at Red Bull Arena...

The BILD report likens his displays to a 180 minute audition in front of Mourinho.

It also suggests Leipzig are confident Spurs will not meet their asking price, amid a perception the transfer market could 'bottom out' amid financial uncertainty.

To counter this, The Telegraph report FIFA is considering extending the transfer window through to next January.

(L-R) Marcel Sabitzer of Red Bull Leipzig, Giovani Lo Celso of Tottenham Hotspur FC during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg match between Red Bull Leipzig and Tottenham...

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