Home CHELSEA TRANSFER NEWS Spurs overtake Chelsea in race for Van de Beek

Spurs overtake Chelsea in race for Van de Beek

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  • Tottenham Hotspur ahead of Chelsea in the bid to sign Ajax rising star, Donny van de Beek.
  • The young Dutchman has been impressive all through the season.
  • Spanish giants Bacca has also shown interest in the 21 years old.

Reports suggest that Tottenham Hotspur has moved ahead of Chelsea in the race to acquire talented Ajax youngster Donny van de Beek.

Van de Beek has been impressive for Ajax this season and Chelsea had initially sent scouts to watch him play for the Dutch side earlier this month.

The Young Dutchman has also been linked with Barcelona who is also interested in his teammate Frenkie De Jong.

Van de Beek who is 21 is yet to have his best days and will be with Ajax until 2022 according to the terms of his current contract.

However, it is believed that a bid in the region of €40m will convince the Dutch giants to part with one of their prized youngsters.

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Calciomercato has now reported that Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs are now leading the race to sign Van de Beek.

It is believed that Spurs consider him as a suitable replacement for Moussa Dembele who could make a move to China while Chelsea views him as a long-term successor to Cesc Fabregas.

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Also, read our story on how Chelsea will face stiff competition for the new Pirlo

Chelsea will face stiff competition in their bid to land talented Italian youngster Sandro Tonali from Brescia next year. The 18-year-old has been massive in the early days of his career and has already bagged 3 assists in 8 Serie B games this season.

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