Tottenham Hotspur is interested in signing Everton’s contract rebel, Ross Barkley, but they will not be pushed into paying over the odds for the England man’s signature.
Mauricio Pochettino believes Barkley fits into the mould of his type of player due to his age and style of play but will continue to monitor the player’s situation before making a move.
Barkley’s Everton career looks to be over after he missed a deadline set by his manager Ronald Koeman to sign the new deal being offered to him.
The England midfielder has just a year left on his current Everton deal and is believed to have been offered a contract worth £100,000 per week, which would make him the highest paid player in the club’s history. But Barkley wants to save his England career and believes he needs to be playing in Europe for him to get back into the reckoning with the national team.
The Merseyside lad missed Englands postseason games due to injury but had already being side-lined from International football for some time now due to poor form.
Tottenham would not pay £50 million for his signature, and if Everton does not lower their asking price, he may have to see out his current deal and sign for another team in the 2018/2019 season.