Tottenham Hotspur could make a summer move for highly rated Shakhtar Donetsk winger Alex Teixeira, understands.
The 24-year-old has caught the eye this season in the Champions League, putting in some impressive performances against Manchester United, and now looks likely to be on the move in the summer.
Juventus have also been linked with the Brazilian, though Spurs are now hopeful that they will be able to bring him to White Hart Lane as they rebuild for next season. With the likes of Erik Lamela and Roberto Soldado among those likely to make way after failing to settle in at the club this season, Tottenham could have plenty of money to spend again in the transfer market.

Although they failed to make the most of Gareth Bale’s big-money sale last summer, they are already keen to identify targets for the next transfer window that will be able to lift them into the top four. I’ve been told we’re looking at some new attacking players and that changes are likely in that area, a club insider explained. “Alex Teixeira from Shakhtar has impressed and we’ll do our best to get there before other clubs. “

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