Football

Arsenal face rival fight in £45m duo chase – report

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Tottenham are set to rival Arsenal for Eden Hazard and Jan Vertonghen, according to Metro, with the pair firmly in Harry Redknapp’s sights for a January swoop.

The Lille and Ajax stars have been on Arsene Wenger’s radar for some time now, but the Frenchman has been unwilling to fork out the £45-million-rated sum for the pair.

Tottenham, however, are reportedly more willing to agree to the sky high price than Arsenal, with Redknapp convincing the Spurs’ board that if he makes the move for the duo, they will repay the dividends as Tottenham aim to qualify for the Champions League again.

Tottenham earned over £30 million in revenue from TV rights when they played in the Champions League last season, and for the first time in many years, Spurs look set to fight Arsenal for a place in the top four.

While Arsenal are said to have cooled their interest in Vertonghen of late, Hazard is still on Wenger’s wishlist, and if both the Gunners and Tottenham want to take on the playmaker, his worth of £35 million could be on the increase come January.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Tottenham Hotspur
Arsenal
Football
Premier League

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again