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Tottenham Transfer News: Spurs Lodge £11m Bid For Brazilian

Tottenham have launched an £11m bid to sign Internacional’s Brazilian youngster Oscar, as new manager Andre Villas-Boas begins to re-shape squad this summer

With the summer transfer window in full swing, Football Talk will be keeping you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news throughout the summer. Today, Tottenham are linked with Brazilian midfielder Oscar.


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Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is continuing to re-shape his new squad after launching an £11m bid to sign Brazilian youngster Oscar, according to the Daily Mail.

AVB wasted little time in securing his first signing after completing an £8m deal to land Gylfi Sigurdsson on Wednesday and has followed that up by making an official approach to Internacional for midfielder Oscar.

Spurs will have to improve upon their opening bid of £11m if they are to land the 20-year-old though, as the Mail claim that the Brazilians value the starlet at nearer £20m. However, it’s believed that both clubs, as well as the player, are keen to secure a deal and further talks are expected.

Villas-Boas sees the exciting youngster as a replacement for Luka Modric, who is expected to leave the club this summer.

The report also claims that AVB has made a goalkeeper a priority this summer and is considering a swoop for Lyon’s Hugo Lloris.

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Would you like to see Oscar at Spurs next season? Get involved in the comments section.



  1. Filip Bagaas

    July 5, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    Yes!!! A young talent, he is quite like Hazard in his playing style.

  2. rob thfc

    July 5, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    improve the bid and bring him to whl!

  3. Bazza

    July 5, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    Guys I don’t know anything about this guy. Is he better than Dzagoev or Ganso?!

  4. scottyid

    July 5, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    I dont know alot about this kid modric is a class act hard to replace if we are going to have to pay near 20m think should go for yougster ericsen looks class same style as mod keeps ball very well.

  5. Bazza

    July 5, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    Modric is class but when he’s annonymous he’s useless!! Moutinho would be interesting I think, I think Huddlestone may be on the way out which is a shame because his passing and shooting technique are second to none and he adds a very physical presence to the midfield. Zero mobility though and AVB likes movement and pace

  6. Gary Fox

    July 5, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    Hudd as a physical presence? He is a big unit but has as much physical presence as thora hird.

  7. scottyid

    July 5, 2012 at 11:19 pm

    sandro and parker are enough physical presents we need playmaker who can pick them passes undo teams like ericsen or dreaming ozil that type of player what do u think i am more worried about cb positions gallas/king/bassong/nielsen all go if we want to compete week in week out.

  8. WelshSpur

    July 6, 2012 at 1:09 am

    Someone mentioned Erikkson. Didn’t we pre sign him some months ago? I am sure I read it a few months back that we signed him. Any truth in that?

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