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Tottenham looking to sign Porto star Luis Diaz

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Luis Diaz (Getty Images)
Luis Diaz (Getty Images)

Tottenham are reportedly keen to bring in Colombian winger Luis Diaz from FC Porto in the off-season.

Spurs endured an underwhelming campaign this season but finished strongly to secure Europa League qualification.

The lack of Champions League football next year will undoubtedly cause a financial hit. But Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has been handed a transfer boost from up above, nevertheless.

Further to that, the Portuguese is cited by The Scottish Sun as saying: "Have I had assurances I will not need to sell key players this summer? Yes.

"We don't want to sell our important players and that immediately is a limitation because by not selling big players you also don't have big incomings.

"So, we are going to be very balanced but again the objective is to improve the squad.

"I'm totally convinced we're going to manage."

One player who could therefore fit this summer's transfer strategy is FC Porto winger Luis Diaz.

The Colombian, 23, has been a revelation in his first European campaign since joining from Colombian side Junior.

12 goals in all competitions have been struck, including four in 10 in the Champions League/Europa League.

Coming from the Portuguese league, however, Diaz could conceivably be classified as not a 'big incoming', and therefore suit the summer plan.

The Scottish Sun article note that Diaz has 'caught the eye' of Mourinho while Portuguese outlet Record is cited as suggesting Spurs could be about to act on their interest.

- TEAMtalk media

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