Tottenham consider shock Dan James transfer to replace Valencia-bound Bryan Gil and propose loan with £20m obligation | The Sun

Tottenham consider shock Dan James transfer to replace Valencia-bound Bryan Gil and propose loan with £20m obligation | The Sun

TOTTENHAM are eyeing up a shock move for Leeds winger Dan James.

Spurs are preparing to replace Bryan Gil, who is hoping to rejoin Valencia on a loan deal.


James, 24, joined the Yorkshire club last summer from Manchester United in a £25million deadline day deal.

The Welshman penned a five-year contract with Leeds but now Antonio Conte wants to bring him to London.

Spurs are preparing for life in the Champions League and are considering a loan offer for James with a £20million obligation to buy.

James played a part in both of the last two Prem games for the Whites, despite missing out on the opening day win at home to Wolves.

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It was his cross that led to Jack Harrison's goal in the 3-0 mauling of Chelsea on Sunday.

Spurs are focussing on reducing their squad, hence waiting for Gil to leave before shifting the focus on James.

Gil was shipped out to Valencia on a temporary deal last January without making a single Premier League start.

The winger joined the La Liga side until the end of the season.

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And the 21-year-old wants to return.

He says his family told him to quit Tottenham and return to Spain last year.

When the loan move was finalised, Gil said: “It is a special day for me. I wanted to be here.

“My family is also very happy. They wanted me to return to Spain and now it’s time to enjoy the team and the city.”

Meanwhile, defender Japhet Tanganga is being targeted by AC Milan.

The academy graduate has been told he has no future at Spurs by hardline boss Antonio Conte.

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