Transfer Talk: Spurs join Raph race after dropping Toney interest
Tottenham are keen on signing Barcelona winger Raphinha after dropping their interest in Ivan Toney.
According to Football Transfers, Barca have placed a £61million price tag on the Brazilian winger, who joined from Leeds in the summer of 2022.
The LaLiga giants are willing to part ways with the 26-year-old, with could pave the way for a return to the Premier League.
Arsenal and Newcastle have been linked with Raphinha in the past but were put off by the Blaugrana's previous demands of upwards of £87m.
With the Catalan club now seemingly more flexible, it remains to be seen whether that duo will rivals Spurs for the tricky forward.
Spurs are said to be keen on forward reinforcements during the mid-season window but an approach for Brentford star Toney looks unlikely.
A fee as high as £100m has been mooted for the England international, who will finish serving an eight-month ban for betting breaches in the new year.
With Ange Postecoglou happy with the way Heung-Min Son has performed in a central role since Harry Kane's departure, a wide attacker such as Raphinha looks more likely.
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