Tottenham Hotspur are ready to rival Arsenal and Liverpool for the signature of Alvaro Vadillo, and are preparing an £8 million bid for the Real Betis winger.
The London Metro reports how the Spain U20 international has attracted widespread interest from the Premier League, following a series of scintillating performances for the recently relegated La Liga outfit.
In the absence of a permanent manager after the recent sacking of Tim Sherwood, Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is overseeing a player recruitment drive at White Hart Lane this summer, with the help of director of football Franco Baldini.
Vadillo has been identified as a player that could strengthen Tottenham's squad, having been watched on numerous occasions by the north London club's scouts over the past few months.
Brendan Rodgers has also been mooted as an admirer of the 19-year-old, as he too looks to improve his attacking options available to him at Anfield next season.
Liverpool face additional competition from Tottenham's local rivals Arsenal, though, with Arsene Wenger completing the trio of Premier League suitors monitoring Vadillo's development at Estadio Benito Villamarin closely.
Betis resisted enquiries for the teen talent during the January transfer window, but following their relegation to Spain's second tier might be forced to sell before the start of 2014/15.