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Tottenham pushing hard today to sign Juventus striker Dybala

Tottenham are pushing hard today to sign Juventus striker Paulo Dybala.

The London Evening Standard says Spurs are still working on a sensational deal to sign Dybala.

Juve are eager to sell Dybala to a Premier League club to raise transfer funds and free space on their wage bill and Spurs are relaxed about settling on a fee in the region of £65m.

The 25-year-old striker is thought to earn close to £300,000-a-week after tax, however, and his exorbitant wage demands, as well as high agent fees and a complicated image rights arrangement, are making the transfer difficult, particularly given the tight timeframe.

Spurs also remain in contact with Real Betis over Giovani Lo Celso, Dybala's Argentina team-mate, but a move would depend on an 11th-hour compromise from Levy, Betis or both after talks hit stalemate over a fee at the end of last week.

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