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Tottenham in battle with Juventus for the signature of €30million North Korean ace

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Juventus are set to rival Tottenham Hotspur for the signature of North Korean ace, Han Kwang-song, according to reports. The 19-year-old, whose parent club is Cagliari, has impressed while on loan at Perugia this season, contributing 7 goals and 3 assists in 17 matches.

The striker’s rich vein of form has seen some of Europe’s big clubs contact Cagliari, who have already set his value at around €30million. Apart from Juventus and Spurs, Napoli are the latest club to have expressed an interest in signing Kwang-song, according to Gazzetta dello Sport (h/t talkSPORT).

Juventus are said to be leading the race for the young North Korean, as per the player’s agent Sandro Stemperini.

“The most important thing for the player is that in this moment there’s serious interest from Juventus who want to bring him to Turin,” Stemperini told in an interview with Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.

“Cagliari and the bianconeri are negotiating, both parties are open to the move and the valuation of his rights is between them. Let’s allow the parties to discuss while we hope they reach an agreement. We’ve been talking to Fabio Paratici of this possibility for the past two days, but the interest started last September, basically every week there was a scout from Juventus watching him at Perugia.”

When asked if there are any other clubs interested, Kwang-song’s agent added:

“Yes, a ton honestly and they are of high calibre, both in Europe and in Italy.”

“But again these are verbal interests, the team that has taken concrete action is Juventus who is now moving forward with the negotiation. For me, the best thing is that he continues to play on loan either at Perugia or Cagliari.

“He can finish the season in Serie B and then play a season in Serie A at Cagliari, or return to Sardegna now and stay for a year and a half to grow. The important thing is that he has this learning experience at Cagliari, that is everyone’s wish.”

It is very clear that Juventus are way ahead of other clubs but Spurs’ reported interest in the North Korea international seem to suggest that our manager Mauricio Pochettino is perhaps looking at players for the future, with Kwang-song unlikely to bulldoze his way into the current Spurs setup, should he make the move to north London.

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