Tottenham competing with Everton for Wigan midfielder McCarthy

Tottenham are competing with Everton for Wigan Athletic midfielder James McCarthy.

Tottenham are competing with Everton for Wigan Athletic midfielder James McCarthy.

The Liverpool Echo says Everton manager Roberto Martinez is angling for more midfield cover but fears McCarthy's price will be over inflated by the added interest.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is already thought to have registered his interest in the Ireland international and has yet to have been put off by the talked about £20m price-tag.

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