Spurs set to beat Chelsea to £15m Llorente deal

first_imgTransfers Spurs favourites to beat Chelsea to £15 million Fernando Llorente transfer but request Vincent Janssen on loan Nizaar Kinsella Click here to see more stories from this author Chelsea correspondent 00:02 9/1/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Fernando Llorente Swansea Sunderland Premier League Getty Transfers Chelsea Swansea City Premier League The Swans striker is ready to snub the Premier League champions as he edges closer to his exit from South Wales on transfer deadline day Tottenham are favourites to beat Chelsea to the £15 million signing of Fernando Llorente after hijacking their London rivals’ deal on transfer deadline day, Goal understands. The Swansea City striker, 32, will be back up for lead striker Harry Kane as Mauricio Pochettino’s side heap more transfer misery on Antonio Conte after the Blues lost out on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain less than 24 hours ago. Spurs evens top four finish Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Arsenal had accepted a bid of £35m from Chelsea for Oxlade-Chamberlain but he opted to reject the Stamford Bridge club for Liverpool.Spurs were first to make an offer for Llorente with Chelsea following soon after. Llorente has completed a medical with Spurs but Vincent Janssen has been requested on loan by the Swans as part of the deal.The deal is yet to be fully completed and Chelsea remain hopeful, but Llorente has gone through much of the process to move to North London, having been offered a more prominent role under Pochettino.Chelsea still have Alvaro Morata and Michy Batshuayi on their books, with Diego Costa’s move to Atletico Madrid still a possibility due to the Spanish window closing on Friday instead of Thursday.last_img

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