Tottenham are stepping up their bid to sign Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg as their battle with Everton hots up.
Jose Mourinho’s crew have designed the Southampton midfielder a person of their leading summer months targets but should fend off the Merseysiders to seal a deal.
A Tottenham supply has advised Soccer Insider that the club have been calling the Saints man’s camp “every day” to convince him to swap the south coast for north London.
The BBC reported very last night that Everton have opened talks with Southampton and have made available £14million as well as increase-ons for Hojbjerg.
Tottenham are however to post a official bid for the midfield anchorman but are working guiding the scenes on luring him when the window opens on 27 July.
Southampton had valued him at all around the £25million mark in January but £20m may perhaps be enough to seal the deal this summertime.
The Denmark global has knocked back various Saints attempts to increase his offer expiring future 12 months and long gone general public with his motivation to join a a lot more bold club.
Tellingly, he has been stripped of the Southampton captaincy by Ralph Hasenhuttl and was omitted from the squad for two matches prior to returning for the previous three.
He performed the entire match at ideal-back last night time as they drew 1-1 in opposition to Brighton, with Spurs loanee Kyle Walker-Peters dropping down to the bench.
Hojbjerg played a pivotal position in Southampton’s revival either facet of the lockdown in advance of his omission.
The former Bayern Munich star has started 30 of Southampton’s 36 Premier League matches this year among 37 appearances in all competitions.
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