Tottenham Hotspur have been heavily linked with Giovani Lo Celso in the summer transfer window.

Earlier this month, we carried a report from Estadio Deportivo, who explained there was a meeting between the officials of the two clubs in a well-known restaurant on Calle Betis, on the banks of the Guadalquivir River.

Estadio Deportivo once again relays the same information and claims the Champions League runners-up are the ‘main club’ interested in the 23-year-old, with whom Betis have been in talks with for several weeks for the Argentina international.

However, despite continuous phone calls since said meeting, common ground still hasn’t been found.

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The La Liga side had initially slapped a €40m price in May and that has now increased to €70m, which ‘didn’t sit too well’ with Spurs.

Tottenham, on their part, are ‘tightening the thumbscrews’ on the transfer, as it’s claimed the Premier League side have ‘already’ reached agreement for a £150,000-a-week deal with Lo Celso.

The report states ‘despite the current differences, both clubs are obliged to get along, with the mutual desire to reach an agreement.’

Clearly there is a belief that two clubs can reach an agreement as Estadio Deportivo claims Lo Celso is likely to be Real Betis’ club record sale.