Tottenham Hotspur are keen to exploit the financial problems raging at La Liga side Malaga by making a cut-price offer for the club’s striker, Salomon Rondon, the
Malaga are said to value Rondon at around £20m but Spurs chairman Daniel Levy will tempt the club with a quarter of that, in the belief that Malaga are not in a position to turn down any half-sensible offer. Malaga are currently in a state of financial flux with their debt threatening to overwhelm the club, players going unpaid and talk of a takeover gathering pace.
Rondon moved to Malaga in 2010, joining the south coast side from Las Palmas, where he scored 14 goals in 47 games. At Malaga Rondon has been more prolific, netting 27 in 72 including 11 strikes in 40 appearances last season. A Venezuela international, Rondon has 24 senior caps to his name and eight goals.