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Transfer Rumors: Tottenham Enter Talks On Surprising Club-Record Deal For Serie A Star

Transfer Rumors: Tottenham Enter Talks On Surprising Club-Record Deal For Serie A Star

It looks like spending two transfer window without making any signing will finally pay off for Tottenham Hotspur and their supporters, as the latest rumors from England suggest that the North Londoners are ready to shock the world this offseason.

Spurs have reportedly made an approach for Juventus forward Paulo Dybala in a deal which would break the Lilywhites' previous record fee paid out for a player.

Right now Dybala is valued at £80 million by Juve, who are open to letting him leave given the presence of Cristiano Ronaldo in Turin, which caused Dybala to be isolated from the team last season. Tanguy Ndombele is currently the most expensive signing in the club’s history, completed in early July when the Frenchman joined from Lyon for a fee of £55 million.

According to the Evening Standard, Tottenham’s officials are confident they can get a deal completed within the two weeks remaining in the summer transfer window, which closes earlier in England.

Ever since he made it from Palermo to Turin in 2015, Dybala has been marvelous for his side, racking up 78 goals in 182 appearances in black and white. Nevertheless, after Cristiano Ronaldo made his move to the Allianz Stadium, things have been different for Paulo, who only managed to net 10 goals in 42 matches during the 2018/19 campaign.

Right now he’s reportedly trying to make his way out of the team, linked with Manchester United and Bayern Munich, but it looks like Tottenham have also something to say on this matter. Dybala’s £120,000-a-week wage is one that the Spurs can match, but now they have to get to work and pay what the Zebras are asking for the forward.

Mauricio Pochettino said in 2018 before a Champions League encounter against Juventus, that Dybala was one of the best footballers in the world. Perhaps he said it again to Daniel Levy and his board, who look ready to make one of the biggest steals of the summer.