Italian outlet La Stampa have claimed that Tottenham Hotspur have had a £45million bid rejected for Juventus superstar Paulo Dybala, as the north Londoners try to lowball the Italian champions.
Rumours have suggested that Tottenham have become interested in the 25-year-old attacker, who is disillusioned at Juventus after a difficult 2018-19 campaign. He managed just 10 goals in 42 appearances.
A delicate relationship with former manager Massimiliano Allegri made his position at Juventus flexible, and despite the appointment of Maurizio Sarri, it is now clear that Dybala is keen on leaving the Old Lady.
Juve are now willing to listen to offers for the Argentina international, and rate Dybala at around £80million. Spurs’ first reported offer of £45million, then, falls way below the asking price. It is believed Tottenham remain keen.
TBR’s view – Tottenham have to up offer, before putting Juve off
It is understandable that Daniel Levy wants to get Dybala for the smallest price possible. But offering Juve almost half of what they want for the attacker is insulting and may put Juve off doing business with Spurs.
There are plenty of clubs keen on Dybala. The likes of Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Atletico Madrid have all been linked with a move for the attacker.
Spurs are seemingly interested more than any other clubs but if they are to tempt Juve into selling him, they must significantly up their offer – or lose the chance of landing Dybala before August 8.