Tottenham Hotspur could join the chase to sign highly-rated Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola, understands.
The 21-year-old is currently on loan for this season at Ligue 2 side Lens, and has impressed with his performances in France’s second tier, prompting talk that he could be in contention for the number one shirt at PSG next season.
His fine displays have also attracted interest from Arsenal and Napoli, who are both on the lookout for goalkeepers this summer, though Tottenham are also hoping to land the promising youngster. Spurs face the possible exit of talented shot-stopper Hugo Lloris, who has been linked with a host of top clubs in recent times due to his form since signing for the north London outfit from Lyon. It is thought that the French international may look to quite White Hart Lane if the club are once again not in the Champions League next season, which looks all the more likely following another bad defeat this weekend to Liverpool. Areola could have plenty of options next season, but a European football insider believes Tottenham are in with a chance of signing him as Arsenal and Napoli consider other, more experienced options in the transfer market. Watch Barcelona v Atletico Madrid Champions League Tuesday night.