Tottenham told to pay £12m to make midfielder their first summer signing – report

Tottenham are told that they will need to fork out £12m if they want to sign Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj, say reports

Tottenham have been told that they will need to fork out £12m if they want to sign Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj this summer, according to reports.

Croatia international Badelj has been touted as a possible transfer target for the north London club as Mauricio Pochettino looks to revamp his squad ahead of his side’s return to the Champions League next season.

Tottenham are understood to be interested in recruiting the 27-year-old this summer as Pochettino looks to bolster his squad.

Now, the Daily Express is reporting that Spurs would have to shell out close to £12m to convince Fiorentina into selling the player this summer.

Badelj joined Fiorentina two years ago but has had to settle for Europa League football since arriving at the Serie A club.

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Pochettino will be hoping to build on last season’s impressive campaign in the Premier League, despite watching his side be pipped to second place by Arsenal on the final day of the campaign.

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