Tottenham Hotspur transfer news and rumours: Spurs enter race for £27m Manchester United target Nicolas Gaitan; Carlos Bacca deal close

The latest transfer news and rumours surrounding White Hart Lane

James Orr
Wednesday 14 January 2015 13:02
Benfica's Nicolas Gaitan has been watched by Spurs scouts
Benfica's Nicolas Gaitan has been watched by Spurs scouts

In the hunt...

Tottenham have entered the race to sign midfielder Nicolas Gaitan from Benfica, according to O Jogo.

The Portuguese newspaper have reported Spurs scouts have watched the 26-year-old Argentina international, who has also been linked with Manchester United and Valencia in this transfer window.

Gaitan has a release clause of £27m.

Joining Gaitain at White Hart Lane this month could be the Colombian striker Carlos Bacca. The 28-year-old, who plays for Sevilla, is close to securing a move to Spurs, according various news outlets this morning. He has won 15 caps for Colombia.

Paulinho is closing in on a move to Juventus

Leaving the Lane?

Paulinho, who has been on the periphery of the Spurs team this season has edged nearer to a move to Juventus. Reports in Italy claim fellow Serie A side AC Milan are also interested in the 26-year-old, but Juve are believed to have won the race.

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