Villas-Boas says talks between the clubs are ongoing.
Andre Villas-Boas has confirmed Tottenham are interested in signing Roberto Soldado but says the club are yet to strike a deal with Valencia.
On Monday evening Valencia president Amadeo Salvo admitted that Spurs are “not far” from meeting their €30m valuation of the 28-year-old striker and it is believed Tottenham’s sporting director Franco Baldini remained in Valencia on Tuesday to continue talks.
The North London outfit are in the hunt for a new striker after missing out on both David Villa, who joined Atletico Madrid from Barcelona, and Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke.
Speaking at a press conference in Hong Kong ahead of Spurs Barclays Asia Trophy match with Sunderland on Wednesday, Villas-Boas said he was interested in Soldado but denied a deal has been done.
“At the moment he’s just one of the players we’re interested in.
“We are looking for a striker to strengthen our squad to give us more strength in depth.
“Soldado is a player we have been following. His career speaks for itself.
“I think he is a great striker but there is isn’t any deal being struck at the moment, just interest and conversations.”
Soldado scored 24 La Liga goals in 34 appearances last term, with a conversion rate of 26.7%, vastly superior to Jermain Defoe’s 13.9% and Emmanuel Adebayor’s 16.7% chance conversion rates.