TOTTENHAM are reportedly preparing to offer Inter Milan defender Stefan de Vrij £100,000-a-week to secure his signature this summer.
And he was an integral part of the team that won Inter’s first Scudetto in 11 years last season.
But De Vrij’s current contract at the San Siro expires at the end of the 2022/23 season.
Accordingly InterLive.ithis age, contract situation and form make him one of the most expendable players in the Italian champions’ squad.
Spurs are ready to offer him a four-year deal with a salary of £5.3million a year.
Inter, meanwhile, are looking for a transfer fee in the region of £20m-25m, with reports claiming that ‘the deal would be finalized’.
De Vrij has made 153 appearances for Inter since arriving from Lazio in 2018.
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He was also capped 55 times by the Dutch national team.
And he could be just what Conte needs to shore up Tottenham’s leaky backline.
Spurs have conceded 32 goals in 25 Premier League games so far this season.
Their recent form has been a big problem in their quest for the top 4 as they have only recorded two wins in six league games.
They are currently five points behind fourth place Manchester United with two games in hand.
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The Lilywhites will also face another trophy-less season following their FA Cup defeat to Middlesbrough on Tuesday night.
Tottenham suffered one Shock 0:1 defeat against the champion team went begging after extra time as the last remaining chance at titles this season.
Next up for Spurs is a Prem duel at home against Everton on Monday night.
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https://www.the-sun.com/sport/football/premier-league/4813677/tottenham-inter-milan-de-vrij-transfer/ Tottenham ‘preparing £100,000-a-week deal for Inter Milan defender Stefan de Vrij as Italians finalize transfer fee’