Tottenham have reached an settlement with Benfica to signal Brazilian striker Carlos Vinicius on mortgage.
The settlement contains an choice to purchase the Brazilian for round £36m, and he’s anticipated to fly to London for his medical on Friday.
Vinicius joined Benfica from Napoli for £15m final summer season and is seen as a succesful back-up to Spurs striker Harry Kane.
The 25-year-old scored 24 targets final season and was linked with a number of Europe’s largest golf equipment – together with Juventus and Inter Milan.
Jose Mourinho was requested concerning the deal after Tottenham’s win over Maccabi Haifa in Europa League qualifying, however stated: “No, I would like you to ask me that query when it is confirmed.
“No one instructed me it is accomplished so I’ll respect the state of affairs, respect the participant, respect Benfica and wait slightly bit extra. Subsequent time we see one another possibly I am in situations to reply.”
He has made two appearances this marketing campaign, within the Champions League defeat by PAOK and the 5-1 win over Famalicao earlier in September.
Tottenham head coach Mourinho said on Wednesday he was optimistic of signing a striker earlier than the switch deadline closes on October 5.
“I’m optimistic, however greater than that the sensation that I like is that we are attempting every part to do it,” he stated.
“You succeed or you do not succeed. It is like a soccer match: you win or you do not win however you give every part and check out every part. The switch market is similar.
“I like the sensation that my membership is making an attempt to do every part for us and for the workforce, that is a very powerful factor for me.
“If we succeed then nice – I imagine so – but when we do not then that is soccer.”
Mourinho added that any new arrival this week can be unlikely to face Manchester United within the Premier League on Sunday.
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