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Aston Villa have won the race to sign Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet on loan, as Tottenham have had their most recent offer for the Frenchman rejected. Spurs had hoped to re-sign the player for another season, but Villa's guarantee of regular first-team football as Tyrone Mings is recovering from a serious injury, appears to have swayed Lenglet to join the Villains.
Tottenham will wrap up the signing of French international defender Clement Lenglet this afternoon, with the centre-back signing a three year deal at White Hart Lane. The player enjoyed a one year spell with Spurs last season when on loan from Barcelona, and indicated that he wanted to stay in North London beyond the terms of his loan spell.
Tottenham have made a bid of £25 million for Bayer Leverkusen defender Piero Hincapie, the 21-year-old Ecuadorian centre-back who has caught the eye with a number of excellent displays in the Bundesliga. Spurs manager Antonio Conte has been keen to add defensive reinforcements to his squad, and Hincapie will bring much needed depth.
Tottenham manager Antonio Conte has informed the press that he is not yet finished with his plans to sign more players this summer. Spurs have been one of the Premier League's busiest, bringing in some high profile names ahead of the new season.
Barcelona will reportedly prioritise the signing of Eric Garcia from Manchester City in January following the long-term injury suffered by Gerard Pique.
Arsenal could reportedly compete with the likes of Everton and West Ham United to sign Samuel Umtiti during this summer's transfer window.
Arsenal and Manchester United could be offered the chance to sign Samuel Umtiti for a knockdown price from Barcelona this summer.
Arsenal have reportedly pulled out of the race to sign Samuel Umtiti from Barcelona after learning of the defender's salary demands.
French defender Samuel Umtiti is keen to fight for his place with Barcelona despite the rumoured interest from the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal.
Chelsea and Arsenal have reportedly received a boost in signing Samuel Umtiti from Barcelona during the next transfer window.