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Tottenham Hotspur dealt major setback in their pursuit of Alessandro Bastoni 

According to The Mirror, Tottenham Hotspur have been dealt a major blow in their attempts to sign Inter Milan centre-back Alessandro Bastoni

The defender had been identified as one of Tottenham’s major targets for this transfer window, with Premier League rivals Manchester United also holding interest in securing the Italian’s services. 

Bastoni’s agent Tullio Tinti had previously hinted that his client may reluctantly move if the club forces a sale. However, he met with Inter chiefs on Wednesday afternoon and has claimed that the defender will definitely stay at San Siro.

Tottenham Hotspur dealt a major setback in their pursuit of Alessandro Bastoni.
Alessandro Bastoni now looks likely to stay at Inter Milan (Photo via Getty Images)

The 23-year-old extended his contract at San Siro only last year, with his current deal running until 2024. Known to be a big Nerazzurri fan, Bastoni has been inclined towards staying at Inter unless forced out. 

His agent has now rubbished that possibility after fruitful talks with the Inter board. He said:

“He will definitely stay here. He has a contract at Inter. He is happy. It’s not a problem.” 

What are Spurs’ other options?

This update arrives as a major setback for Spurs, who may now have to consider other options in the market. RB Leipzig’s Josko Gvardiol and Villareal’s Pau Torres are other alternatives that have been discussed.

Tottenham Hotspur dealt a major setback in their pursuit of Alessandro Bastoni.
Villareal’s Pau Torres is another option for Tottenham (Photo via Getty Images)

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Earlier in the day, the club confirmed the signing of Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster on a free transfer. The veteran custodian becomes the second arrival at Hotspur Way this summer, following Ivan Perisic

Despite the Bastoni set-back, Tottenham fans can feel confident about more signings and given Fabio Paratici’s way of doing business, expect only serious names. 

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