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David Raya, Brentford FC (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
David Raya, Brentford FC (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) /

Tottenham Transfer News (June 11) – Today’s Tottenham transfer news features the club inching closer to signing David Raya, falling behind in James Maddison and interest in a World Cup star.

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Tottenham Transfer News – David Raya and Spurs are close to agreeing on a contract, but the current asking price is still deemed too high

Fabrizio Romano has exclusively revealed that Tottenham and Brentford’s David Raya are very close to agreeing on personal terms. It will be a long-term contract, and it is believed to be close to done after positive discussions. David Raya is willing to join the North London club, but Brentford wants £40M for the Spanish international. Tottenham want to sign Raya but are not prepared to pay such a valuation.

Tottenham Transfer News – Newcastle leads the race to sign Leicester’s James Maddison as Tottenham falls behind

Sky Sports News reports that Newcastle United are the current front runners to sign James Maddison, with Tottenham yet to step up their interest. Maddison has just a year left on his contract and is expected to leave Leicester City following their relegation from the Premier League. An incredibly talented midfielder, Maddison will be an expensive buy even if Leicester does not have much leverage. Sky Sports further report that Tottenham may increase interest in the player now that they have a manager in place, Ange Postecoglou.

Tottenham Transfer News – Spurs among a handful of clubs tracking Sofyan Amrabat

FootMercato is reporting that Fiorentina’s defensive rock Sofyan Amrabat is attracting interest from the likes of Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich and Tottenham Hotspur. It is expected that Amrabat, who played exceptionally well for Morocco at the Qatar World Cup, will have a new club this summer. While it is believed Barcelona is the player’s top destination, Tottenham is a team that remains in the race for his signature.