Spurs considering transfer for out-of-favour Ajax defender Mazraoui

first_imgTOTTENHAM are reportedly eyeing a move for out-of-favour Ajax defender Noussair Mazraoui.Spurs have made a stuttering start to their Premier League season, and the defence looks an area that needs some improvement.2 Noussair Mazraoui is now out of favour at Ajax and could move to the Premier LeagueCredit: GettyAnd according to AS Roma Live, Mazraoui is being eyed by the Italian outfit as well as the Londoners.Mazraoui, 21, was part of Ajax’s stunning Champions League run last season where they reached the semi-finals.But this season the right-back has lost his place to 18-year-old Sergino Dest and is being linked with a move away from the Dutch club.And with serious concerns over Serge Aurier, himself linked with a move away, Tottenham are sniffing around Mazraoui.GRIMALDO ALSO LINKEDAnother defender Spurs are believed to be chasing is Benfica star Alex Grimaldo.But they are likely to have some competition for the 24-year-old defender with fierce Prem rivals Arsenal and Italian side Napoli also in the hunt.Portuguese website A Bola is reporting that it will take a bid of around £34million to tempt Benfica into selling.Latest Tottenham NewsHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summer2Barcelona are due 15 per cent of any transfer fee after they sold Grimaldo in 2015 – with the Catalan giants also linked with launching a bid themselves.The Spain Under-21 left-back remains under contract at Benfica until 2021.Grimaldo, who has notched four assists and one goal in the Primeira Liga this season, was once a target for Manchester City as an upgrade on Benjamin Mendy.last_img