Tottenham Hotspur’s pursuit of a centre-back continues in the January transfer window, with the club considering signing two rather than one.
According to Fichajes, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United are in talks to sign Barcelona defender Andreas Christensen.
The Lilywhites have made significant progress in the last few days toward finalizing a deal for Radu Dragusin, one of their top center-back targets.
Fabrizio Romano, a well-known journalist, reported earlier that talks between Tottenham and Genoa are nearing completion. North London representatives anticipate
The transaction is expected to be completed by next week.
Spurs may shift their focus to another center-half now that one is almost certain.
Christensen’s current contract with the La Liga giants runs until June 2026, with two and a half years remaining.
This season, the Danish international has been a regular in Xavi’s starting lineup, making 19 appearances.
The Spanish giants signed the 27-year-old on a free transfer from Chelsea in 2022, signing him to a four-year contract with a €500 million release clause.
Last season, Christensen and Ronald Araujo formed a strong defensive partnership that helped Barcelona keep the most clean sheets in Europe’s top five leagues.
According to the report, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United are keeping a close eye on the centre-back’ssituationand are ready to make a move given the Spanish club’s financial situation.
The former Chelsea player has extensive Premier League experience, having appeared in 161 games for the Blues, which could be valuable to either suitor.
Christensen, nicknamed “the Danish Maldini” by West London fans during his time in England, is a dependable center-half known for his poise on the field. He’s strong in the air and at ease with the ball at his feet.
Ange Postecoglou would prefer a defender of Christensen’s caliber, but would not force the club to pursue him if Dragusin is secured.