Tottenham determined to sign €20m-rated Chelsea transfer target

The battle to add Ivan Perisic is hotting up with new teams joining the fray. Although Inter Milan are determined to keep hold of the player by offering a contract extension, Croatia international is more than likely to leave the club at the end of the campaign on a free transfer. Juventus are believed to be the frontrunners in the pursuit of Perisic.

But Tottenham have recently joined the battle, whereas fellow PL teams Chelsea and Newcastle United are also in contention to add Ivan. The 33-year-old winger had played under the tutelage of the Tottenham manager Antonio Conte last campaign, during their time together at San Siro.

The Croatian defender was quite an asset for Inter Milan on the left-hand side, slotting in effortlessly in Antonio Conte’s 3-5-2 formation. With four goals and five assists, his contributions on the far side were critical in helping Inter Milan break Juventus’ hegemony in Italian football.

Antonio Conte is hoping to repeat the success at Tottenham by roping in Ivan Perisic in the summer. The Tottenham coach is not happy with Reguilon and wants to offload the Spaniard at the end of the campaign.

He believes Ivan Perisic could be a like for like replacement, as he values the Croatian attacker’s experience and versatility out wide. The Blues, for one, have entertained the prospect of signing the veteran, as a possible replacement for Marcos Alonso, amid speculations linking the Spanish defender to a move to Barcelona.