Tottenham Hotspur will apparently fall well short of West Bromwich Albion’s valuation with their opening offer for Saido Berahino.
The Telegraph claim that Spurs are planning a £10m bid for the striker, who has also been linked with Manchester United and Arsenal, but the Baggies are holding out for a figure closer to £25m.
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is renowned for being a tough negotiator in the transfer market, but may have met his match in shrewd West Brom counterpart Jeremy Peace.
Albion feel that they can get big money for Berahino, having seen Raheem Sterling and Christian Benteke go for £49m and £32.5m respectively this summer.
Mauricio Pochettino reportedly wants the Burundi-born forward, who scored 14 Premier League goals last season, to partner England Under-21 international teammate Harry Kane up front next season.
Tottenham are hoping to offload Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado to make room for Berahino. Aston Villa want Adebayor on a season-long loan, while Soldado has been tipped to return to Spain.
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