TOTTENHAM are reportedly set to overlook out on the signing of Lyon defender Joachim Andersen as Crystal Palace eye the previous Fulham loanee.
Andersen, 25, spent the 2020-21 season with the Cottagers and impressed below Scott Parker regardless of the west London outfit ultimately being relegated again all the way down to the Championship.
Andersen has attracted curiosity from Palace in addition to SpursCredit score: Getty
He then went to Euro 2020 with Denmark and continued his good type, enjoying a job off the bench for his nation as they reached the semi-finals of the event.
New boss Patrick Vieira is wanting so as to add to his defence following the departure of Patrick van Aanholt and failure to pen centre-back Gary Cahill all the way down to a brand new deal.
The Eagles have already acquired Chelsea man Marc Guehi in the summertime switch window and Andersen can be one other stellar addition to their squad as they appear to maneuver on from the tenure of Roy Hodgson.
In the meantime, Tottenham are regarded as turning their consideration elsewhere as they lose curiosity in Andersen.
They now have their sights firmly set on Juventus centre-half Cristian Romero, who spent final season on mortgage at Atalanta.
Nuno Espirito Santo’s aspect are additionally vying to accumulate Bologna’s Takehiro Tomiyasu.
Spurs are eager to bolster their again line as Belgian Toby Alderweireld looks set to leave after six years at the club.
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The Dane impressed for Fulham within the 2020-21 marketing campaign after which additionally at Euro 2020Credit score: Getty
The Lilywhites have accepted a suggestion of £13million from Qatari aspect Al-Duhail.
Spurs have given the defender the inexperienced gentle to depart, with the defender now set to agree private phrases.
He’ll then fly to the Center East to finish a medical as he brings to a near his time at Spurs following his arrival from Atletico Madrid in 2015.
Alderweireld, who helped Belgium to the quarter-finals of the Euros earlier than dropping to eventual winners Italy, made 35 appearances final season.
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