Porto striker Luis Diaz on Spurs transfer radar

The Colombian forward is said to be on Jose Mourinho’s list of transfer targets this summer.

Diaz has bagged 14 goals and 7 assists for Porto this season and is reportedly said to have been one of Mourinho’s personal requests to the Spurs board in terms of summer signings.

Any initial Tottenham offer is expected to be in the region of €12m, with Diaz’s former club Junior Barranquilla, based in South America, due a 20% sell on fee.

However, with the striker contracted at the Liga NOS club until 2024, it’s unlikely Spurs will get him for the predicted €12m price tag.

Manchester City’s Champions League clash with Real Madrid in doubt after Covid-19 scare

City, who hold a 2-1 advantage from the first leg which was played before lockdown, are due to play the second leg of the last 16 encounter with Madrid in Portugal on August 7.

However, there are now serious concerns as to whether the game can go ahead following Real Madrid’s confirmation that their Dominican striker Mariano Diaz has contracted coronavirus.

The original date for the second leg tie was scheduled for March, but that was postponed following news that a player from Real Madrid’s Basketball team – who share the same facilities as the footballers – returned a positive test.

Spanish radio reporter Fernando Burgos, who initially broke the news, tweeted that ‘the game against Manchester City is lost [translated]’.

The news comes just a matter of days after the UK added Spain to it’s quarantine list of destinations due to a rise in coronavirus cases, with anyone landing in the UK from Spain having to self-isolate for 14 days upon their arrival.

Real Madrid insist that Mariano Diaz is in good health and displaying no physical symptoms of the virus – however, regardless of these claims UEFA have a decision to make as to whether the game with Manchester City will go ahead as planned.