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Spurs eye summer move for La Liga star

Tottenham Hotpsur are set to launch a summer transfer bid for Lassana Diarra of Real Madrid according to to report’s in MARCA.

The former-Portsmouth midfielder was linked with Tottenham by the MailOnline last year after the 27-year-old was said to be on the verge of a White Hart Lane switch with Emmanuel Adebayor.

However the French international remained in Madrid, going on to play 22 games for Jose Mourinho’s side as they won their first la liga crown in four seasons.

Lass has one year left on his contract at the Bernabeu but is set to leave the club during the summer after some off-field issues with Mourinho, with reports suggesting clubs from Turkey and France have already enquired about the player’s availability.

It is believed the player prefers a return to the England however, which could leave the way open for Harry Redknapp and Spurs.

Tottenham finished fourth in the Premier League this season, however they were denied the chance to play in next season’s Uefa Champions League when London rivals Chelsea beat Bayern Munich in Saturday’s final to take their place next year as holders.

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