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Tottenham hijack Manchester United’s bid to signal Sergio Reguilon in big switch twist in race for Actual Madrid star


Tottenham are set to beat Manchester United to the signing of Actual Madrid left-back Sergio Reguilon, talkSPORT understands.

Reguilon, who spent final season on mortgage at Sevilla, is near finishing a £27.5m transfer to north London.

Jose Mourinho seems to have stolen a march on his former membership within the race for Reguilon
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He was tipped to affix United after impressing towards them in a Europa League semi-final tie final season, which Sevilla received.

United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has additionally held talks with Actual over a transfer for the Spanish worldwide with Luke Shaw’s future on the Premier League membership trying unsure.

Nonetheless, Solskjaer was not keen to fulfill Actual’s asking value, which let Spurs again into the race for Reguilon.

Spurs reportedly tried to pinch Donny van de Beek off United earlier this summer season, nonetheless, the Dutch midfielder opted to signal for the Previous Trafford membership.

Nevertheless it seems to be like Spurs might be profitable of their endeavours this time with Reguilon, 23, set to affix them on a everlasting foundation.

He’s set to turn out to be Spurs’ third signing of the switch window, with Matt Doherty and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg additionally strolling by means of the door.

Jose Mourinho is on the hunt for a brand new left-back after giving Danny Rose permission to depart the membership.

Reguilon labored with Actual Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane when the Frenchman was head coach of Actual Madrid’s youth aspect, Castilla.

Reguilon made his debut for Spain of their Nations League conflict towards Ukraine earlier this month
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Nonetheless, the participant was knowledgeable by Zidane that he was surplus to necessities on the Bernabeu.

It’s understood Reguilon spoke with former Los Blancos boss Mourinho in early September.