Tottenham Hotspur have edge over Real Madrid to sign 'indispensable' defender, compared to Paolo Maldini: report

Ange Postecoglou, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur, applauds the fans after defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at American Express Community Stadium on December 28, 2023 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
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Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly emerged as transfer rivals to Liverpool for the services of an excellent Juventus defender.

Spurs were linked with Juve wide man Samuel Iling-Junior in December, but Italian outlet Numero Diez now claims they have turned their interests to Cambiaso, who has helped keep former Chelsea youngster Iling-Junior out of Max Allegri’s side this season.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.