Spurs plotting double move for Jack Grealish and Roma’s Zaniolo this summer as Pochettino given £60m to spend

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TOTTENHAM reportedly want to sign Jack Grealish and Nicolo Zaniolo this summer as they finally go back into the transfer market.

The North London club have not made a signing since Lucas Moura arrived in January 2018 but boss Mauricio Pochettino will be given £60million to spend – plus anything the club makes from player sales.

Spurs plotting double move for Jack Grealish and Roma’s Zaniolo this summer as Pochettino given £60m to spend1 Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo and Aston Villa's Jack Grealish are transfer targets for Tottenham this summer with Mauricio Pochettino given £60m to spend

And according to the Mail, he is keen to bring in the two midfielders.

Grealish, 23, was linked with a move to Spurs last summer but it did not materialise.

But after another successful season with his boyhood club – scoring four in his last nine matches since returning from injury and being handed the captain's armband – he could be getting the big move his talent surely deserves.

He did sign a new deal at the beginning of the season keeping him under contract at Villa Park until 2023 and it is understood the Birmingham club would demand £35m for their star man.

Villa are on a ten-game winning streak – smashing a 109-year club record last week – and are the form team heading into the play-offs, so promotion back to the Premier League could convince Grealish to stay.

Roma star Zaniolo has been lighting up Serie A in his breakthrough season after joining from Inter for £3.8m last summer.

Spurs scouts are understood to be impressed by the midfielder, who made his debut against Real Madrid in September and has racked up 33 appearances and six goals this term.

And at just 19, he has already broken into Italy's senior squad and is being considered as the nation's top young player.

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Again, Zaniolo is expected to cost around £35m – which together with the £35m for Grealish would take Poch beyond his £60m budget.

But Spurs are expected to raise significant funds by selling a number of players this summer.

Kieran Trippier, Toby Alderweireld, Serge Aurier, Danny Rose and Christian Eriksen as well as fringe players Vincent Janssen, Victor Wanyama, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou and Fernando Llorente are all thought to be potential departures.

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