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Tottenham Hotspur target Sporting Lisbon defensive midfielder Morten Hjulmand


are actively pursuing the acquisition of Morten Hjulmand, a standout player from Sporting Lisbon.

Back in August of 2023, Hjulmand inked a lucrative five-year deal with Sporting CP, a prominent club in the Primeira Liga. The transfer came at a significant price tag of €18 million, which could potentially escalate to €21 million with additional performance-based bonuses.

One notable aspect of Hjulmand’s contract is his formidable release clause set at €80 million, indicating the high regard in which Sporting Lisbon holds the talented midfielder.

Morten Hjulmand
Morten Hjulmand

During his tenure with Sporting Lisbon, Hjulmand showcased his prowess in 36 matches, managing to find the back of the net twice while also contributing with four assists, thereby highlighting his versatility and impact on the field.

On the international stage, Hjulmand represented Denmark in three matches, further solidifying his credentials as a promising talent with potential to make an impact beyond club football.

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According to reports from the Portuguese publication Record

, Tottenham has been diligently deploying scouts to closely monitor Hjulmand’s performances. The North London club is keen on securing his services, eyeing a potential transfer during the upcoming summer window. However, they are well aware that they won’t be the only suitors vying for his signature, anticipating stiff competition from other interested parties.

Hjulmand’s skill set has earmarked him as a fitting successor to the likes of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Oliver Skipp, both of whom have left their mark on Tottenham’s midfield in recent years. With his blend of technical ability, vision, and work ethic, Hjulmand possesses the qualities needed to seamlessly integrate into Spurs’ playing style while also offering the potential for further growth and development.

Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur

As negotiations and discussions unfold between Tottenham and Sporting Lisbon, the footballing world eagerly awaits the outcome of this prospective transfer saga. Should Tottenham succeed in securing Hjulmand’s services, it could mark the beginning of an exciting new chapter for both the player and the club, with the potential to elevate their performance and competitiveness on both domestic and European fronts.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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