Transfer Talk: Tottenham ready to splurge €280 million on new signings for Antonio Conte

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TOP STORY - Conte's backers are Spurs with a 280m war chest

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly preparing a list for winter reinforcements, as they seek to use a 280million budget to purchase a few Serie A stars to bolster their squad.

Calciomercato reports that four potential targets have been identified, and that additional players will be added to the pitch.

Dusan Vlahovic is the most expensive player on the list. The Fiorentina star has been attracting interest from Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus in recent months. In his last match against Spezia, the 21-year-old striker scored three goals. This is a continuation of a trend that has seen I Viola pay 80m for his services.

Antonio Conte, former Nerazzurri manager, is set to become the Spurs' new manager. The Premier League club is also interested in Marcelo Brozovic and Stefan de Vrij, Internazionale players. They could swap the San Siro Stadium for Tottenham Hotspur Stadium if Conte and the pair win the Serie A title last season.

Alessio Romagnoli is the last player to be reported by Spurs. The club may be able negotiate a reduced-price contract for him, as talks between AC Milan and Milan have not progressed on a new contract. This contract is due to expire next year.

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Tottenham will spend big if Antonio Conte, the former Inter Milan manager, becomes their new boss. Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images


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