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Conte tells Spurs to sign £40m-valued colossus, Paratici thinks Jan deal can be done


Antonio Conte wants Tottenham to sign Inter Milan colossus Stefan de Vrij in January, Football Insider understands.

The incoming Spurs boss has already identified an A-list centre-back as a top January priority following discussions with managing director Fabio Paratici.

A Tottenham source has told Football Insider that De Vrij, 29, has been mentioned by Conte as a top-class operator who could be lured from Inter.

The Holland international has a contract with Inter until the summer of 2023 and his rated at around the £40million mark.

Significantly, Conte’s former club are strapped for cash and struggled to pay their top stars at times last season.

Paratici believes a January deal could be done, especially given the imminent arrival of the serial-winning manager at Spurs.

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