Tottenham to make £18m Bony bid
Tottenham are to rival Liverpool in the race to sign Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony by making a bid of £18m for the Ivorian, according to the Metro.
Bony has been the subject of widespread interest after an impressive debut season in the Premier League, hitting 26 goals in 48 appearances for the Welsh club. Liverpool, who will lose Luis Suarez to Barcelona this summer, having been eyeing Bony in recent weeks, but Tottenham are set to be the first to make a formal offer.
The 25-year-old, who scored twice as the Ivory Coast narrowly failed to reach the knockout stages of the World Cup, has previously stated that he would only leave the Liberty Stadium for a top six club, but the Swans are keen to hang on to their top scorer.
New Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has made Bony his main summer target as he looks to add a new striker to his side, although the North London club do retain an interest in Chelsea’s Romelu Lukaku. If they succeed in landing Bony, Tottenham will force Liverpool to turn their attentions to other possible targets, with Queens Park Rangers star Loic Remy among the names mentioned.
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