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Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United send scouts to watch Porto defender Ricardo Pereira

 

The in-demand 23-year-old has attracted interest following an impressive loan spell with French club Nice

RSC Annderlecht and Real Vallodolid representatives were also present.

The versatile defender has attracted a number of club's this summer

The versatile defender has attracted a number of club’s this summer

The 23-year-old has emerged as a key target for Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino

The 23-year-old has emerged as a key target for Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino

Two Premier League clubs sent scouts to watch the defender during Porto’s 1-0 victory against Tondela.

Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain have also voiced their interest in the 23-year-old.

He has excelled during the last two seasons whilst on loan at Nice in France.

Pereira can play at right-back, right-wing back and can also feature in the left-back role.

The addition of the Lisbon born defender to Pochettino’s squad would provide competition for Kieran Trippier.

Tottenham have also recently confirmed that defender Danny Rose will staying put this summer.

Pereira has been capped by the Portugal international side at senior level

Pereira has been capped by the Portugal international side at senior level

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has voiced his interest in the 23-year-old

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has voiced his interest in the 23-year-old

Porto have attached the 23-year-old with a price label of £20million.

Spurs reportedly made an official offer for Pereira in June, but the £13.6m bid was swiftly rejected.

Manchester United will be looking to seal a deal for the 23-year-old to bolster their defence for the new season.

Pochettino’s side remain favourites to secure the Portugal international’s signature this summer.

Porto boss Sergio Conceicao has attached the defender with a £20m price label

Porto boss Sergio Conceicao has attached the defender with a £20m price label

Keep up to date with all the latest news, gossip, rumours and done deals in SunSport’s live transfer blog

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Source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/4237918/tottenham-hotspur-manchester-united-ricardo-scout/

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