We reported on Friday from Belgium that Koki Machida’s potential signing by Tottenham Hotspur is being discussed with Royale Union Saint-Gilloise. Additionally, it was reported that the defender is valued at €15 million by the Jupiler Pro League team.
L’Avenir, who has further information on Spurs and the Belgian team’s plans for the 26-year-old, supports this.
The 26-year-old is on Tottenham’s radar as they aim to bolster their defense in the winter transfer window.
According to Union Saint-Gilloise CEO Philippe Bormans, reinforcement during the winter transfer window will only be required in the event of a departure. This was stated earlier this week.
The 26-year-old is one of the guys who Bormans is aware is drawing attention.
Spurs are reportedly “very real” about the Japan international. They have talked with Union Saint-Gilloise about their desire to sign the defender in January, even if they haven’t made an official offer yet.
In the upcoming window, Union Saint-Gilloise does not want to lose Machida. They are unable to “say no to any offer,” however, because they must maintain their financial equilibrium. L’Avenir notes that for €15 million, the Belgian team would be prepared to part with their star.
Selling in January and putting him back on loan until the end of the season would be the best case scenario.
Previously, Machida has said that his present job can