Tottenham Saingi Inter Launch Two French League Stars
Inter Milan got competition from Tottenham Hotspurs in the hunt for winger Caen, Yann Karamoh Agen Poker. Spurs appeared at a time when Inter had almost received the 19-year-old’s signature.
Reported by Sky Sport Italia, Inter was believed to reach an agreement with Caen earlier this week. However, the British media, The Sun, reported that Tottenham Hotspurs are ready to step on Inter’s move. Not only Spurs, other London clubs, Arsenal, also enlivened.
Although Karamoh has expressed a desire to join Inter, bid from two English club is believed to be destabilizing.
The Karamoh contract with Caen will end in June 2018. Last season, he contributed 5 goals and 4 assists in 35 matches in Ligue 1.
Besides Karamoh, Tottenham also rivals Inter in pursuit of other French league players, namely Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) midfielder Serge Aurier. The Ivory Coast player was originally targeted by Juventus, Barcelona and Manchester United. However, PSG refused.
Later, PSG stated that only Inter and Spurs can get Aurier. Les Parisien set a tag of 25 million euros for the 24-year-old midfielder.
According to reports Corriere dello Sport, Inter will try to lobby PSG through Vincenzo Morabito, an experienced agent, to get Aurier. One of the tricks that will be done I Nerazzuri is offering Joao Mario, which is in demand by PSG.
PSG had previously reportedly will redeem Mario for 30 million euros plus Aurier. However, there has been no confirmation of the news.
Meanwhile, Aurier himself will consider carefully to where he will step between the two clubs. Inter missed out on European competition this season after only finishing seventh in Serie A last season. While Tottenham will compete in the Champions League.