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Spurs eye PSG star in January after midfielder snubs contract talks

Midfielder is available on a free next summer and is free to talk to foreign clubs once 2019 begins

ADRIEN RABIOT is reportedly a target for Tottenham after rejecting Paris Saint-Germain’s offers of a new deal.

The French midfielder, 23, is out of contract in the summer and free to talk to foreign clubs in January.

Adrien Rabiot can talk to non-French clubs in January

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Adrien Rabiot can talk to non-French clubs in January

While the Mirror claims PSG have given up on trying to persuade academy graduate Rabiot to stick around.

Parc des Princes boss Thomas Tuchel has launched a charm offensive to try and change the six-cap French international mind.


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But Spurs could land a bargain if they can persuade PSG to cash in – or pay nothing for a talented playmaker in June.

Mauricio Pochettino has admitted his interest in Monaco forward Keita Balde after he almost signed him for Tottenham last year.

Thomas Tuchel has tried to get Adrien Rabiot to agree a new deal

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Thomas Tuchel has tried to get Adrien Rabiot to agree a new deal

The midfielder could be available on a cut-price deal in January

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The midfielder could be available on a cut-price deal in January

He launched a move to bring Balde to the Premier League but the star opted for the South of France instead.

The Spurs chief remains a huge admirer of the ex-Lazio speedster – currently on loan at Inter Milan – despite being rejected by him.

Mauricio Pochettino is trying to strengthen his squad after a quiet summer

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Mauricio Pochettino is trying to strengthen his squad after a quiet summer

Poch has been watching the attacker since he was a youngster in Barcelona’s academy.

And he insists he will always be interested in signing the forward if he becomes available.


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