Tottenham hijack Chelsea’s Llorente deal

Tottenham hijack Chelsea’s Llorente deal

Swansea have accepted a bid from Tottenham for their striker, Fernando Llorente according to various reports.

The Spaniard had been linked with a £15million move to champions, Chelsea, but the move has now been hijacked by there city rivals, Spurs.

However, the Blues are expected to make a counter offer, with the Swans ready to let the forward leave if they can find a replacement, according to the BBC.

Swansea are also believed to be tracking Portuguese forward,Nelson Oliveira and already had an offer for him rejected.

Llorente, who has played for Juventus and Athletic Bilbao, joined Swansea last summer, and scored 15 goals to help them escape relegation.

The world cup with Spain in 2010 has seven goals in 24 appearances for La Roja.

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