Rumour: Tottenham look to sign Marc Bartra

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Marc Bartra, 25, will leave Barcelona this summer according to reports in Spain. The defender has been told he is surplus to requirements, and has instructed his representatives to find himself a new club.

Tottenham lead a handful of clubs who have registered an interest in signing Bartra at the end of the season.

The player grew up in Barcelona’s famed youth academy and is of the defensive pedigree that Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is looking for.

Bartra is not short of admirers, with Manchester United and Liverpool both scouting the player and eying a cut price deal with Barcelona wanting £9m for the player.

However it is thought that Tottenham is the players preferred destination, having been impressed with clubs tittle challenge, and style of play this season.

 

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