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Spurs head Euro rivals for £15m Samba star

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Tottenham are set to begin talks with Brazilian club Santos over a £15 million move for highly rated midfielder Ganso, according to the Daily Telegraph.

 

Ganso has attracted interest from all over Europe, with Manchester United and both Milan clubs said to be interested in securing the services of the talented 22-year-old, but it appears Tottenham now lead the way in the race for his signature.

 

Although no official bid has been confirmed, The Telegraph report that Ganso’s agent, Teodoro Fonseca, has landed in London to begin talks over the potential switch.

 

Santos club president Luis Oliviera recently announced Ganso would be free to leave the club if they received an offer “that matches our expectations”, with £15 million bid from Tottenham believed to be the figure expected by the Brazilian outfit.

 

The paper also reports that 55% of Ganso’s contract rights are held by a third party, DIS, an investment group.

 

Ganso recently featured in the FIFA Club World Cup and played in the final against Barcelona as Santos went down 4-0, and has garnered admirers for his elegant style of play.

 

Spurs are looking to be active in the January transfer window with a potential title challenge looming this season, and boss Harry Redknapp has admitted he would like to bring in two players during the window to boost their hopes of league success.

 

Tottenham currently sit in third place, three points off 2nd placed Manchester United and six points of league leaders Manchester City with a game in hand over both sides.

 

An attacking option is said to be top of Redknapp’s list after Peter Crouch and Robbie Keane departed White Hart Lane over the summer, and while Ganso appears to be the favoured target for Spurs in January, Redknapp remains coy about bringing in the Brazilian youngster.

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