We spent the entire summer reading that Tottenham Hotspur were interested in the Barcelona striker Sandro Ramirez.
The player was departing from the Catalan club, since he wasn’t getting the game time he wanted and his contract was coming to an end.
Reports suggested that the Spurs made an attempt to sign him by that time, but the player has chosen to stay at his come country and signed for Málaga.
Now The Sun have reported that Tottenham are back. They’ve claimed that the club are considering a January move for the £15m rated striker.
The Sun never said that this amount is what the Spurs would offer, but that’s what Mundo Deportivo understood, as they’ve published a story this Monday.
They Spanish outlet covered the original story saying Tottenham would be back with €17.5m to take the player for Malaga. The only interesting information from Mundo Deportivo is that they claim Malaga have no intention at all to see the player go.
Their squad is short on strikers due to the injury to Charles, so Sandro is now more important than ever. The striker has five goals in 12 matches this season.
None of this made much sense. Surely Tottenham wouldn’t throw £15m or more at a player they could have signed for free a few months ago. However, an update from AS may change the situation, ever so slightly.
The Spanish newspaper say Sandro has a low release clause. The exact figure isn’t mentioned, but it’s ‘under €10m’. Of course that rubbishes the claims of £15m and more, but would at least make the possibility within the realms of feasibility.
If ‘under €10m’ means something like €7m then it’s comparative pennies, and given how Sandro has progressed at Malaga, perhaps worth it for the few months of finishing school.