Tottenham Hotspur will fight Liverpool for Croatian star Mateo Kovacic this summer. The Londoners will hope to take advantage of the Reds renowned hesitation in the transfer window by moving quickly to land the out of favour Inter Milan star. Daniel Levy believes he can get the midfielder for as little as 7m after the player has fallen out with staff at Inter – with him only having played one full 90 minutes this year. Brendan Rodgers is a long-term admirer of the player and is readying a summer offer for the player but knows he will have to act quickly to sign the 19-year-old. Kovacic has fallen out with Inter coach Walter Mazzarri with the relationship damaged beyond repair, a source told [football] direct news. Kovacic has eight caps for Croatia and is expected to be on the plane for Brazil this summer alongside the likes of Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic. Watch Barcelona v Atletico Madrid Champions League Tuesday night. 24 hour Sky Sport Day pass for only 9.99. No contract.