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Tottenham transfers: Spurs ‘target Mata’

Tottenham transfers: Spurs ‘target Mata’

by Robbie Pringle

27th August 2013 8:21am BST


Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly made an enquiry to Chelsea about the availability of midfielder Juan Mata.

The Spain international’s future at Stamford Bridge has come under scrutiny since the club bought fellow midfielder Willian from Anzhi Makhachkala.

Willian was close to a move to Tottenham but having undergone a medical the Brazilian heard of an offer from Chelsea at the last minute and chose a switch to west London.

Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas signed Mata £23.5 million two years ago during his time as manager of Chelsea and is now ready to offer £30m to bring the Spaniard to White Hart Lane, according to the Daily Express.

Tottenham are understood to have made an enquiry to their Premier League rivals but Chelsea have insisted Mata is not for sale.

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