Considering how many teams are reportedly after Joachim Andersen, it would be a surprise to see him at Sampdoria next season.

Arsenal have been touted for a double swoop for both the Dane and his teammate Dennis Praet, yet it’s Tottenham who are said to be on the verge of making the first move.

The Champions League finalists, according to Il Secolo XIX, relayed by Calciomercato, have allegedly ‘already prepared their first official offer’ for the centre-back and are ready to send it to the Italian side for them to mull over.

The amount isn’t revealed, but previous reports suggested Sampdoria were looking for €40m for the defender.

It seems unlikely that Tottenham and Daniel Levy would open talks anywhere near that figure, but it’s an indication of how highly rated Andersen is by the Serie A club.

The 23-year-old started 84% of his team’s league games last season, featuring 34 times in all competitions.