Tottenham Hotspur could reportedly fight it out with Chelsea to pursue the services of Everton midfielder Ross Barkley this summertime.
The England worldwide has been tipped to go away Goodison Park due to the fact the stop of previous period, and supervisor Ronald Koeman has confirmed that his Toffees occupation is in excess of.
Barkley is at the moment recuperating from a surgery on a groin difficulty, but he is predicted to be in shape prior to the worldwide split.
In accordance to The Telegraph, equally Spurs and Chelsea could vie for the 23-calendar year-old midfielder who could cost half of his initial £50m valuation.
Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is keen to bring in a few of high quality signings to his ranks but Barkley’s £100,000 a week wage needs continue being a stumbling block for the north London club.
On the other hand, the Blues would easily match the player’s wage, but there is no assure of frequent taking part in time with the Antonio Conte preferring to stick with a settled lineup.
Barkley has been made available a wage package deal in excessive of £100,000 a week at the Merseyside outfit, but he is identified to press for a transfer somewhere else just after obtaining entered the ultimate calendar year of his contract.